GREEN BAY - With the holiday’s right around the corner, it’s time to start planning your holiday meals and shopping for the perfect gifts. Ann O’Leary, 69th Alice in Dairyland, joined us on Wisconsin Tonight to explain a program featuring foods and gifts that are uniquely Wisconsin.
The program Something Special from Wisconsin supports the state’s farmers, communities and economy.
Here are some of the items featured:
-Racine Danish Kringle gift box. They come in different themes like Bucky Badger, the Packers and holiday wishes.
* Badger Box Contains Red Velvet and Cherry Cheesecake Kringles
* Packer Box Contains Pecan and Cheesecake Kringles
* Holiday Box Contains Chocolate Silk and Merry Berry Kringles
-Cheese from Saxon Creamery. Located in Cleveland, they hand-craft Butterkase, Gouda and a Cheddar spread from milk from pasture raised cows.
-Door Peninsula Winery’s Mulled Christmas is nice. It has hints of cinnamon and nutmeg, best served warm, while Red Christmas is made with Door County cherries. Both wines are made in Door County in Sturgeon Bay.
-Kombucha from NessaAlla is a non-alcoholic fermented tea made in Madison by two certified herbalists. It comes in 11 different flavors, including a seasonal Hibiscus Ginger Gardamom that’s tart and fruity.
-Soap from Kreative Kraftwerks. Absolute soap is vegan and hand-crafted in small batches in Malone. It comes in scents like smoky clove, pumpkin spice and lavender.
-Wreath, swag, or tree grown on a Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers member farm to decorate.
Wisconsin made products can easily be identified by looking for the red something special from Wisconsin logo. These products have are at least 50 percent of the value of your product or service is attributable to Wisconsin ingredients, production or processing activities.