Alsum Awards FFA Chapters Funds from 2022 Fall Festival & Tater Trot 5K

2022 Alsum Fall Festival Tater Trot 5K benefiting FFA

Friesland, Wisconsin — Alsum Farms & Produce hosted more than 100 runners, walkers and local FFA supporters for the 5th Annual Tater Trot 5K Run/ 2 Mile Walk on September 10, 2022 at Alsum Farms & Produce in Friesland, Wis.

The fifth-year event raised more than $5,000 for Local FFA Chapters. This year’s FFA Chapters to receive the funds include: Randolph Cambria-Friesland, Markesan, Adams-Friendship, Pardeeville, Waupun and Beaver Dam. In addition, the Friesland First Responders, Friesland Fire Department and Cambria Fire Department all received a donation from funds raised at the event.

“Alsum Farms & Produce was elated to host the 5th Annual Tater Trot 5K to help support local FFA Chapters and provide a unique opportunity to learn about the nutritional and economic benefits of Wisconsin Potatoes,” says Alsum’s Nikki Jedlowski, Logistics Manager and Tater Trot 5K Event Coordinator. “Potatoes fuel performance and the Tater Trot 5K promotes the healthy, flavorful and fresh attributes of the spud targeting everyday athletes to perform at their best and fuel their active lifestyle.” 

The top 3 Male Individuals in the Tater Trot 5K with finish times:

1. Owen Hemling

2. Corey Splittgerber

3. Nate Zimdars

The top 3 Female Individuals:

1. Rayna Helmer

2. Meika Meinholdt

3. Katy Schultz

The Kids Fun Run race included a dozen youngsters racing around the parking lot and participates also had the opportunity to meet and get their picture taken with Spudly, the Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Mascot. The Cambria-Friesland Chamber of Commerce Member Vendor Market included 15 area businesses and activities.

To view results from 2022 Alsum Farms & Produce Tater Trot 5K, click here. For event photos of the day, visit

For nearly 50 years, Alsum Farms & Produce has been a leading grower and shipper of locally grown potatoes and onions and provider of fresh, quality produce. To learn more about Alsum Farms & Produce, its full-line of products or for delicious potato recipes, visit

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About Alsum Farms & Produce

Alsum Farms & Produce, Inc., is a grower and shipper of potatoes and pumpkins, re-packer of onions and a wholesale distributor of a full line of fresh fruits and vegetables. Headquartered in Friesland, Wisconsin, Alsum Farms is also a member of the eco-friendly Wisconsin Healthy Grown® Program.

Photos: Alsum Fall Festival and Tater Trot 5K attendees running and walking the scenic rural route nestled within the Amish countryside in Friesland, Wis.