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A Taste of Summer: New PEI Potatoes!

(Charlottetown, PEI  -  August 3, 2017)  New potatoes have been hitting Island grocery stores, and roadside stands are popping up across Prince Edward Island.  Locals and tourists alike savour this taste of Island summer.
Prince Edward Island potato producers, market gardeners, and students employ all sorts of methods to meet this demand for early potatoes.  The first step is green sprouting the seed to ensure that when it goes in the ground, it is ready to grow. 

It's Potato Harvest Time in Prince Edward Island!

(CHARLOTTETOWN, PE - September 28, 2017)  Harvest time has arrived for Prince Edward Island potato farmers! It’s a busy and exciting time of year, when farmers put in long hours to harvest their crop after working hard throughout the growing season to nurture and protect their world famous PEI Potatoes.  This is in addition to the other field crops grown as part of the potato rotation, being harvested in an increasingly diverse agriculture industry in Prince Edward Island.