Phelps Maple Syrup Fest Welcomes Alice in Dairyland

Alice in Dairyland Visit Phelps on April 1st

Alice in Dairyland 2017Phelps Maple Syrup Fest is excited to be welcoming Alice In Dairyland to the popular event on April 1st at the Phelps School.

Alice in Dairyland is a one-year, full-time public relations professional employed by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (WI DATCP). Each year, Alice in Dairyland travels more than 40,000 miles throughout the state, promoting Wisconsin agriculture to various audiences.

Ann O’Leary is serving as the 69th Alice in Dairyland. As Wisconsin’s agricultural ambassador, she will educate audiences across Wisconsin about the $88 billion economic impact and importance of our state’s diverse agriculture industry on our daily lives.  O’Leary grew up in Evansville, showing Jerseys and Holsteins at the county, district and state level. She was heavily involved in the Rock County Jr. Holstein Association and the Rock County 4-H Program and served as the 2009 Rock County 4-H Fair Queen.

O’Leary studied Biology and Neuroscience at Carthage College and graduated with All College Honors in May, 2014. Ann volunteers with the Rock County 4-H Program and serves on the Carthage College Alumni Council. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, water skiing and spending time with family.

Alice in Dairyland is Wisconsin’s Agriculture Ambassador.

Phelps Maple Syrup Fest will take place from 8 am to 4 pm on Saturday, April 1st. Activities will include a maple syrup judging contest that Alice in Dairyland will help to judge, tree-tapping demonstrations, educational classes, sugar bush tours, an arts and crafts fair, a Maple Café and much more. For more information, visit or call the Phelps Chamber at 715-545-3800.

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