Bacon for the Tree of Tomorrow

Submitted by Megan
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For the past few years Nueske’s is proud to have been invited to display a special ornament on the decorated holiday trees in front of the Wisconsin governor’s residence.  This year there are six different trees representing six areas important to our state.  The 2010 ornament from Nueske’s Applewood Smoked Meats is hung on the “Tree of Tomorrow”, which is an environmentally- and agriculturally-themed tree.

We were very pleased to be asked to participate again this year and, of course, took the time to decorate our ornament in a very fitting manner: wrapped with bacon.  The shiny red bacon-wrapped bauble was decorated with painted sliced of bacon and not the real thing.

Tours of  this year’s trees along with other festivities at the governor’s mansion are available until December 18th, 2010.  Please contact for tour information or click here to see the tour schedule.

Nueske's Bacon Wrapped Ornament

Hand-painted ornament wrapped in bacon – from Nueske’s.

2 Responses to “Bacon for the Tree of Tomorrow”

Comment from Linda
Time December 3, 2012 at 9:56 pm

I would like to buy one of those bacon painter ornament. Are they for sale?

Comment from Megan
Time November 21, 2013 at 2:28 pm

Hi Linda, that was a custom hand-made ornament created by one of our employees. Thanks for being interested!