Posts Tagged potato blight
A report from the GIY Gathering in Waterford, where the talk was of food empathy and spuds, specifically the contentious issue of whether Ireland needs GM potatoes. This is my take.
The Lumper potato that famously failed during the Great Irish Famine is now for sale thanks to Michael McKillop – I head to Potato Day at the Organic Centre in Leitrim with some Lumpers to share.
It was a champion day for naturally blight resistant Sárpo potatoes at the SPUDS.ie Tastefest with David Shaw from the Sárvári Research Trust, among many others
Another excursion to the west for Potato Day at the Organic Centre in Leitrim, where potato expert Dave Langford talks of old potatoes and new threats to their survival.