Are your potatoes ready to harvest? The Good Food Project staff and volunteers have been busy the last few weeks harvesting potatoes. Just think you planted early, you made hills so carefully and cultivated and watched them grow. Watch for the tops of the vines to start to turn a rusty color and appear to die. Potatoes are tubers and you want you plant to store as much of that flavorful starch a possible. Harvest time has come. When you harvest potatoes, you’ll need a
After a couple of months of preparing, planting, watering, and tending to the potato plants at the north Louisiana Community Garden, Volunteers found themselves getting excited in the anticipation of a well deserved, tasty reward. The workload between the many volunteers has definitely been tolerable. All the volunteers did was little more than stick the seed potatoes in the ground, cover with dirt, cover some more, water and wait. The come time to dig and eat has arrived!!