HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — The 107th Pennsylvania Farm Show wrapped up on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023, and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture says the food court reported record sales.
Here’s a look at some of the crazy statistics from this year’s food court sales:
- Potato growers sold 12,000 pounds of baked potatoes and 20,000 pounds of french fries.
- Mushrooms farmers sold about 9,000 pounds of mushrooms.
- The Pennsylvania Dairymen’s Association sold over 18,000 gallons of farm show milkshakes.
All of these groups were supported by volunteers who worked thousands of hours collectively.
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Proceeds from the sales will help fund professional development and scholarships for future members of the groups.