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May 2020 Issue

Tips for Purchasing, Storing and Cooking Potatoes

U.S. potato growers provide unique insight into buying, handling and preparing spuds Many consumers are stocking up on potatoes during these uncertain times, and it’s important to make the most of these purchases. Heidi Alsum-Randall, a potato farmer and mother from Wisconsin, provided the following…

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Interview with Rod Gumz

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater “In 1892, my great-grandfather bought his first 40 acres in northern Indiana. When my grandfather started farming, he gradually acquired land, expanding into Wisconsin in the 1940’s,” says Rod Gumz, who co-owns Gumz Muck Farms in Endeavor, Wisconsin,…

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French Farmhouse Potatoes

In these trying times, enjoy some delectable little nuggets of buttery goodness Column and photos by Ali Carter, Wisconsin Potato Growers Auxiliary It feels a bit strange contributing an article and recipe with everything that is going on now. And, while the coronavirus is affecting…

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