So, if you were looking for someone to go and talk spuds with a commercial potato grower, who would you ask?

It seems, what with the new potato season upon us, that the folks from Bord Bia were pondering that very question lately. The result of their ponderings was that they came knocking upon my door.

Soon afterward, I found myself in the middle of a potato field in North County Dublin having a most illuminating, spud-filled conversation. You can read all about it over on the Best in Season website, but I’m also including the full text here.

I am indebted to my interviewee Barry for his time and his candor. Enjoy.

Kerrs Pink potatoes

Barry's field of Kerr's Pink potatoes

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