Two Ways to Win Four Great Prizes in Wisconsin Potato Camping Recipe Contest

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Consumers can enter their favorite Wisconsin potato camping recipe in the Gather-Around-the-Campfire Recipe Contest or vote for their favorite recipe in order to win four prizes.

Enter the Gather-Around-the-Campfire Wisconsin Potatoes Recipe Contest

Summer is near and so is the gear.

The recipe contest is looking for creative camping recipes that give people more time to do what they should be doing — enjoying their free time.

Tent. Camper. RV. It doesn’t matter — when camping, people want to spend time enjoying the great outdoors, not cooking.

Potatoes are perfect for camping. They’re easy to prepare in advance or at the campground, and they’re a gluten-, fat-, cholesterol- and sodium-free nutritional powerhouse — packed with potassium, Vitamin C, fiber and only 110 calories.

The Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA) is looking for consumers' favorite easy-to-make Wisconsin potato gather-around-the-campfire recipes. Recipes people can prepare in advance or on the spot. Hot or cold dish — it doesn’t matter. The contest is simply collecting creative camping recipes that give people more time to do what they should be doing — enjoying their free time.

  •     The Campfire Champ will receive a 10’ x 10’ Guide Series Combo Canopy.
  •     The Second place winner will win a Gander Mountain Zero Gravity Deluxe XL Lounger.
  •     The Third place winner will receive a Grand Trunk Single Parachute Nylon Travel Hammock.

Consumers can also win just by voting for their favorite recipe on the Eat Wisconsin Potatoes Facebook page. One randomly drawn Gather-Around-the-Campfire Wisconsin Potato Recipe Contest voter will win a $150 gift card to their favorite grocery store.

To enter, simply visit our Eat Wisconsin Potatoes Facebook page.

Sponsored by the Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association, the Gather-Around-the-Campfire Wisconsin Potatoes Recipe Contest begins April 23, 2012. Deadline for recipe submission is May 6, 2012. Voting will take place from May 7 – May 21, 2012 and winners will be announced May 24, 2012.

About Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association (WPVGA)

Established in 1948, the WPVGA is headquartered in Antigo, Wisconsin. WPVGA provides grower education, government support, environmentally sound research and consumer education for 150 grower organizations across the state. WPVGA is responsible for expanding the Wisconsin potato markets through advertising, promotion and research. WPVGA also supports the Wisconsin Healthy Grown® initiative — reduced crop protection inputs, integrated pest management, sustainable farming practices overseen by Protected Harvest, an independent oversight organization. http://www.wisconsinpotatoes.com.

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