Potatoes are one of the most eaten and enjoyed vegetables in the USA. Potatoes are a very good source of vitamin B6 and a good source of potassium, copper, vitamin C, manganese, phosphorus, niacin, dietary fiber and pantothenic acid. The problem with store-bought potatoes? Regular ole’ potatoes from the grocery store are chocked full of heavily sprayed pesticides, 35 different pesticides for that matter… And out of these 35, 6 are known or probably carcinogens, 12 are suspected hormone disruptors, 7 are neuro-toxins, 6 are developmental or reproductive toxins! Yikes!!!
Never-fear, the good news is that they are easy to grow and can be grown in a small space with an excellent yield. So let’s get on with it!
Potatoes are grown from pieces of potato, about the size of a golf ball, with at least one eye in the potato piece. For larger tubers, this means cutting the…
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