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Friesland, Wisconsin, November 12, 2021 — Alsum Farms & Produce, Inc. of Friesland, Wisconsin is voluntarily recalling Alsum Farms & Produce fresh whole yellow onions in 3 lb. bags, 5 lb. bags, and 50 lb. cartons; fresh whole white onions in 2 lb. bags; and fresh whole red onions in 2 lb. bags delivered to select retailers in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, and Pennsylvania between July 13, 2021 and August 18, 2021. The recalled onions were imported from Chihuahua, Mexico.  This only affects onions labeled “Produce of Mexico”.

Grand Marsh, Wis., October 19, 2021 – Compeer Financial, a Farm Credit cooperative based in the Upper Midwest, is pleased to announce Alsum Farms & Produce as the recipient of the organization’s 2021 Food & Agribusiness of the Year Award. The award recognizes businesses in the agricultural supply chain that have shown leadership in innovation, agricultural advocacy, community outreach and client service.

Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association Promotions video featuring ‘First Time Potato Grower with Charlie Berens’

 

Friesland, Wisconsin, August 24, 2021— Alsum Farms & Produce is inviting runners, walkers and all those who support FFA to join us for the 4th Annual Fall Festival and Tater Trot 5K Run and 2 Mile Walk on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Alsum Farms & Produce in Friesland, Wis., to benefit Local FFA Chapters.  

Friesland, Wisconsin, August 3, 2021 — Wisconsin red potato harvest is underway at Alsum Farms in Grand Marsh, 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. 

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