Ginseng is the widely produced in Wisconsin, making it as the official state herb of the state, with its production covering 95 percent of the domestic annual production.
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.
There will be several activities that will be presented in this year’s International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival that will include historical tours to know ginseng farming and be learning about ginseng history lesson in Marathon County Historical Society, and you can as well witness Poster Art Contest and Exhibits.
These activities also include Granite Peak Chair Lift Rides to take in the incredible view of Wausau from Rib Mountain, a 5K run, cooking demonstrations, 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, and much more. What makes the festival more exciting and fun is the performances that feature everything from acoustic to lively cover bands to Native American dancers, and the crowning its queen during it opening ceremony, where all presenting a high-energy, fun atmosphere.
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.
The company is also handling both the three and one day tours for the International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival for anyone that will like to take part of the activity and you can make adjustment according to your availability.
It is said that the tour will be full of a wide array of exciting activities that feature farming, culinary, cultural and historical aspects behind this industry of ginseng that can prove to be informative and full of fun.
You can visit the company website, and get details from their page about the tour that they offer and all the activities for the festival and see which can fit your visit schedule and that can be good for you too to enjoy.
You can get more of your experience when you discover more of what you can in Wisconsin by participating in this International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival, especially when you have your friends and family with you in exploring.