Ap-Peeling Potatoes

Delicious and nutritious, there are endless ways to enjoy the humble potato! They play a star role in many meals. Their high fiber content works to keep us full and maintain healthy cholesterol and blood sugar levels.

Potatoes thrive in loose, sandy soil where they can spread out! Once harvested, hearty potatoes can withstand the cool weather that’s common for your region’s Fall and Winter. Read more about potatoes below!

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Potatoes are 99% fat free and are packed with important nutrients.

Potatoes are actually tubers: starchy, modified stems that grow on short branches from the plant.

There are hundreds of potato varieties in the U.S. outside of the common Russet, Yukon Gold and Red Bliss commonly found in grocery stores.

Potatoes were the first vegetable grown in space.

They can last up to six months when stored properly in a cool, dry place.

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