Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Wisconsin Potato Industry Feeds Hurricane Sandy Victims

November 27th, 2012 | Posted in: News

Hurricane Sandy Potato Donation

(ANTIGO, WISCONSIN) – Hurricane Sandy victims have a healthy meal coming their way thanks to the Wisconsin potato industry. Four growers and one shipping company are donating a total of 80,000 lbs. of potatoes to the East Coast to those who still have limited and non-existent resources. The two semi-trucks both hold 20 pallets of potatoes that weigh about 2,000 lbs. each. Both trucks carry a market value of $40,000.

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