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International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival: Knowing The Festival’s Highlights

Wisconsin is known to be the state that produces 95 percent of the annual domestic production for ginseng, thus it is called the official state herb.

On September 14-16, the second annual celebration of the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival will be held in the 400 block in Wausau. It is a newly celebrated festival that is concentrated on the agriculture and celebration of the ginseng industry which has had such a great effect on the Wisconsin economy, therefore, it is in actual a culinary and agricultural festival.

Such festival features many exciting activities such as having historical tours to learn about ginseng farming and getting more info about ginseng history lesson in Marathon County Historical Society, Poster Art Contest and Exhibit.

Part of the activities also includes food booths with unique, ginseng-infused foods that the festival has to offer and quench your thirst with unique beverages, such as Ginseng-infused wine, beer, soda and coffee, a 5K run, cooking demonstrations, and Granite Peak Chair Lift Rides to take in the incredible view of Wausau from Rib Mountain. There will as well be festival’s performances that presents acoustic to lively cover bands to Native American dancers and the coronation of the festival queen during the opening, which makes everything more fun and exciting.

The three-day celebration festival is spearheaded by HSU’s Ginseng Enterprises, taking the lead work of this year’s activity and fun for the event. This company, the HSU’s Ginseng Enterprises, Inc., is the leading provider of high-quality ginseng products for the state of Wisconsin and the entire country since 1974.

They offer both the three and one day tours for the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival for those who are interested to take part in this activity and you can choose which will fit your time.

This tour mentioned will showcase a full of a wide array of exciting activities that feature farming, culinary, cultural and historical aspects behind this industry of ginseng.

To learn more about this tour and the festival activities, you can visit the website of HSU’s Ginseng Enterprises, Inc., and get info there regarding such tour and make arrangements that will fit for you.

Discover more what Wisconsin has to offer and be involved in the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival here, with your family and friends for a wonderful and fun experience.

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