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Friesland, Wisconsin, August 2, 2021 — Wisconsin red potato harvest is underway at Alsum Farms in Arena, Wis. with the first potato loads being washed, graded and packed for fresh market delivery to distribution centers and retail grocers the first full week of August. 

“We are having ideal weather for the first harvest of red potatoes this summer at Alsum Farms,” says Larry Alsum, President & CEO of Alsum Farms & Produce in Friesland, Wis. 

Markesan, Wisconsin, July 16, 2021— Alsum Farms & Produce grower partner, Trembling Prairie Farms Inc. will be harvesting new crop Wisconsin Celery starting next week with the season expected to go through the first week of October. Located in the muck soils of Green Lake County, Trembling Prairie Farms, a family farm owned and operated by John and Connie Bobek along with their four children in Markesan, is in its tenth year of growing and packing locally grown celery serving the Midwest retail and foodservice markets. 

Friesland, Wisconsin, April 6, 2021 —Alsum Farms & Produce Inc., a leading fresh market grower, packer and shipper of Wisconsin grown potatoes, onions and provider of fresh, quality produce, announces the recent addition of Gary Stevens as Director of Sales & Business Development .  

Stevens rejoins Alsum after working in the specialty meats category. In his new position, Stevens will be responsible for procuring and servicing national and retail, food service and wholesale grocer accounts. 

In the spirit of spreading a bit of joy, we are honored to bring you Alsum Originals Cookbook, a homage to the healthful, flavorful, and vibrant vegetable that has nourished civilizations for centuries. This 65 page cookbook is full of potato recipes, tips and tricks. Enjoy this e-book version of the Alsum Originals Cookbook that connects potato lovers with the people that make up Alsum Family of Companies who have generously shared their own favorite recipes. May your family dinners and celebrations be enriched with Alsum potatoes and onions. 

Friesland, Wisconsin, August 5, 2020 — Wisconsin red and gold potato harvest is underway at Alsum Farms in Arena, Wis. with the first potato loads being washed, graded and packed for fresh market delivery to distribution centers and retail grocers the first full week of August. 

“We are having ideal weather for the first harvest of red and gold potatoes at Alsum Farms,” says Larry Alsum, President & CEO of Alsum Farms & Produce in Friesland, Wis. 

Friesland, Wisconsin, July 23, 2020— With more than 45 years of potato expertise, Alsum Farms & Produce is expanding and diversifying our operations in Grand Marsh, Wis., into the pumpkin growing business with 220 acres of pumpkins for the 2020 season. Shipping will begin September 2nd and the harvest season is expected to go through October 15th.  

Congratulations Douglas Posthuma on being named a Produce Business 40-Under-Forty award winner for 2020!

Douglas Posthuma, Buying Manager, Alsum Farms and Produce Inc., Friesland, WI

Alsum Potatoes fuel performance. Download now our Potatoes Performance Recipes Booklet to get 18 delicious potato recipes that are healthy, flavorful and will fuel your body to help perform at your best. #PotatoesFuelPerformance 

Friesland, Wisconsin, September 20, 2019 — Alsum Farms & Produce hosted more than 150 runners, walkers and local FFA supporters for the 3rd Annual Tater Trot 5k Run/Walk on September 14, 2019 at Alsum Farms & Produce in Friesland, Wis. The third year event raised more than $2,000 for Local FFA Chapters. This year’s FFA Chapters to receive the funds include: Randolph Cambria-Friesland, Beaver Dam, Markesan, Pardeeville and Waupun. 

Friesland, Wisconsin, August 1, 2019 — Alsum Farms & Produce is pleased to announce Wendy Alsum-Dykstra and Christine Lindner were named 2019 Produce Business 40-Under-Forty award winners. The award recognizes the produce industry’s top young leaders. Honorees are selected based on their professional accomplishments, demonstrated leadership, industry, and community contributions.