Did you know the average American eats about 120 pounds of potatoes each year? Did you know potatoes became popular when Marie Antoinette started wearing potato blossoms in her hair? Did you know potatoes can be used to get rid of rust and keep your goggles clear?
These are samples of statistics and facts one will see and learn about by visiting the "Did You Know" wall exhibit in Wisconsin's Spudmobile.
"This exhibit provides a very unique opportunity in the Spudmobile," says WPVGA Director of Promotions Dana Rady. "Since it is the exhibit that immediately follows the "TheTater," visitors will not only be able to sit in baked potato bean bag chairs and watch videos, but they'll also be able to sit and read about all the interesting facts that make the potato and vegetable industry exceptional."
The wall showcases a potato field image and features statistics and graphic that are vibrant in color, each containing eye-catching icons and symbols. It's an exhibit that kids and adults alike can enjoy while they relax, says Rady.
"One of the best parts of the Spudmobile is its ability to appeal to people of all ages. There are so many opportunities for bonding time between families and even teachers with their students by going through the Spdumobile," Rady adds. "When everyone is able to walk away having learned something new, that's a successful experience."
WPVGA is a non-profit organization that represents and promotes state potato and vegetable growers. We currently represent more than 300 members and affiliates. For more information on our commitment to sustainable agriculture, jobs and water use, visit www.wisconsinpotatoes.com.