We love to hear about your potato growing experiences, good and bad!
Today, we received an update from Scott Harris, who farms at the Lohbrunner Community Farm Co-op in Langford, BC.
Richard Hebda gave a climate change talk for Metchosin Foundation a year and a half ago and I got two small Ozette Nootka potatoes from him.
Last year I planted them and got 6 pounds from two hills. I planted the 6 pounds and got 120 pounds. I kept about 15 pounds for seed potatoes and sold the rest to a local farm who sold them at a market and because of the story behind them was selling them for $4 pound.
Should probably have kept more for seed but I will be planting them next year. I plant mostly Sieglinde potatoes, I like growing potatoes and they do well in our flood plain Community Farm. Grew close to 3000 pounds of potatoes with the majority being Sieglinde.