FARMING DAYS

A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A POTATO FARMER

Because we had such a wet Autumn and winter we were unable to get last years crop of potatoes out of our fields until March, even then they have come out of the ground in good condition ready for your dinner plate.

so this years work started by removing las tyears harvest

Potato facts-

     

  • In Great Britain there are 2,500 potato growers producing approximately 6,000,000 tonnes per year.

  • Potatoes are a good value for money food option. Over the past year the average price paid per kg of potatoes, enough to feed a family of five, was 66p.