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Spud Sunday: The Potato Pickers

Snapshots from a day spent harvesting a crop of Sarpo Axona from John Swaby Miller’s field in Wicklow, to be sold in the run up to Christmas to raise funds for

Spud Sunday: Look S(h)arpo

Making a case for Sarpo Axona potatoes from the Sarvari Research Trust in Wales: high levels of natural blight resistance and not bad in the kitchen either.

Spud Sunday: The Blighty Spud

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.

Spud Sunday: Paddy’s Spuds

It’s St. Patrick’s Day, so you want green & you want spuds, right? In that case, meet spudakopita – an Irish take on the Greek classic of spanakopita, with spinach, potatoes and some surprisingly Irish feta-style cheese.

Spud Sunday: Fight Or Blight

It was a champion day for naturally blight resistant Sárpo potatoes at the Tastefest with David Shaw from the Sárvári Research Trust, among many others

Spud Sunday: Food Matters

Some upcoming Dublin events that provide food for both mind & belly, including the Tastefest, promoting naturally blight resistant potatoes, and Feeding the 5000, which highlights issues of food waste

Spud Sunday: Picnic Spuds

The Electric Picnic Food Awards 2012, where I get to be a judge and meet some Crisps with a Conscience