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December 2019 Issue

“Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Potatoes” Still Trending

Buy Local Display

Demand for locally grown and sourced produce is on the rise, and growers accommodate By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater It’s not surprising that Wisconsin potato and vegetable growers are ready and willing to accommodate customers demanding fresh, locally grown produce. The “buy local”…

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Interview with Jeff Suchon

Jared and Jeff Suchon

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater A fourth-generation potato farm, Bushman & Associates in Wittenberg, Wisconsin, is currently under the leadership of John E. Bushman and his father, Jonathon “Jon.” It encompasses Bushman’s Riverside Ranch, a seed potato farm, in Crivitz, that is overseen…

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Potato Salad Sandwiches

Potato Salad Sandwich

Column and Photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary We are familiar with potato salad as a main course’s most perfect side dish. We have all seen egg and tuna salad sammies, but potato salad sandwiches? I can’t imagine I’m the only one who…

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