SPW On RFD-TV: Fresh Potato Time In North Carolina

118
1
SHARE

North Carolina doesn’t immediately spring to mind as a potato-growing state, but for six weeks in summer, they have the only fresh potatoes around.

That’s especially important for the 4th of July. We went to the annual North Carolina Potato Association meeting in Elizabeth City recently and talked to everyone from potato growers to potato buyers and Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler about North Carolina’s unique potato season.

North Carolina produces more than 3 million pounds of potatoes annually on 16,000 acres in a deal that runs fast and furious between now and the end of July.

1 COMMENT

  1. […] “SPW On RFD-TV: Fresh Potato Time In North Carolina,” (video) Southeast Produce Weekly: North Carolina doesn’t immediately spring to mind as a potato-growing state, but for six weeks in summer, they have the only fresh potatoes around. That’s especially important for the 4th of July. We went to the annual North Carolina Potato Association meeting in Elizabeth City recently and talked to everyone from potato growers to potato buyers and Commissioner of Agriculture Steve Troxler about North Carolina’s unique potato season. North Carolina produces more than 3 million pounds of potatoes annually on 16,000 acres in a deal that runs fast and furious between now and the end of July. […]

Leave a Reply.