Produce Spotlight: White Potatoes

At Homestead Gardens, we have been growing the same staple vegetables for the past 15 years. Produce such as tomatoes, lettuces, peppers, and cucumbers have proven to be a favorite at our market stand, and we strive to have ample amounts of these items from week to week. But we are always experimenting with what we have to offer.

This spring, we continued the experimenting. After digging long trenches in our soil, we planted white potatoes for the first time.

Now, just a few months later, Homestead Gardens is digging up the fruit of our labour. Each of the above potato quarters grows into a plant that produces 4-6 medium-sized potatoes. Because we are digging these potatoes up as we take them to our markets, each potato has a "freshly-dug" taste that can't be said of potatoes from the grocery stores.

Now, just a few months later, Homestead Gardens is digging up the fruit of our labour. Each of the above potato quarters grows into a plant that produces 4-6 medium-sized potatoes. Because we are digging these potatoes up as we take them to our markets, each potato has a "freshly-dug" taste that can't be said of potatoes from the grocery stores.

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Pick up your quart of white potatoes grown in rich Lancaster County soil at any of our two weekly markets: Clark Park Farmers Market (Thurs. 3pm-7pm) and Overbrook Farmers Market (Sat. 9am-1pm). 

Pick up your quart of white potatoes grown in rich Lancaster County soil at any of our two weekly markets: Clark Park Farmers Market (Thurs. 3pm-7pm) and Overbrook Farmers Market (Sat. 9am-1pm).