You know what goes better with bacon? More bacon! And that is what you will find at the third annual Iowa State University Bacon Expo, being held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10 in the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center on the Iowa State Campus. This year, a new punch-card system will allow attendees to enjoy as much bacon as they can hold without any extra cost after entering Bacon Expo. The popular event will feature live entertainment, a live pig display, several educational activities, booths about the pork industry and plenty of tasty and unique bacon items for attendees to enjoy. This year’s theme, #BaconNation2015, will also features education on “Gate-to-Plate,” showcasing how pork goes from the farm to the store, then eventually to the breakfast, lunch or dinner plate. Lexi Marek, general tri-chair, says this year’s Bacon Expo will be bigger and better than ever. Not only have the number of vendors increased, but they are continually offering new and exciting ways to celebrate the pork industry in Iowa. The ISU Bacon Expo supports the Wounded Warriors Project, and any leftover bacon from this event will be donated to Food at First in Ames. Tickets are now on sale and are available at www.midwestix.com, at the door.
Jul 15, 2018