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Standing Up To Drought

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK Most farmers usually try to plan based on following long terms trends. They aren’t fans of deviations from the norm.

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Potatoes Are Perfect Peri-Urban Crop

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon SK I just put in a couple of segments of potatoes this week. Norland and Yukon Gold. I’ll probably plant 10

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Storage Crops Provide Winter Cashflow

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon, SK Finally got to unload the 8,000 lbs. of storage potatoes that we harvested from our peri-urban plot. Did it with

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Banana Potatoes Make for a Profitable Late Season Offering

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon, SK SPIN farmers try to have offerings of potatoes throughout the season, and banana potatoes are a good one for this time

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Early Bintje Potatoes Are Another “Just Great” Crop

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon, SK My early potatoes are later than usual, but better late than never. This is a double segment size peri-urban site, (2,000

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Selling Fall-Harvested Potatoes in June

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon, SK An upgrade of my cooling capacity last fall has enabled me to approach my spring potato sales entirely differently. My

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Seed Potatoes

Courtesy of Wally S., Wally’s Urban Market Garden, Saskatoon, SK This is the first year in a while that we did not have to buy seed potatoes. We will be

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Potatoes in Bags

Courtesy of John S., Blue RIbbon Eggs, Franklin NC Your complaint about low yields is a common one for ‘Potatoes in Bags’ (or barrels or any other elevated growing system).

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Buy Seed Potatoes and Unusual Varieties

Courtesy of Bob B., The Fresh Veggies, Toronto, ON I used store bought potatoes in 2008, and the yield was low. Last year I ordered seed potato, and the yield

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Seed Potatoes Sourced from Local Co-op

Courtesy of Ed G., Fresh SPIN Farms, Davis CA We have a local source for fingerling seed … our local food co- op.  You can cut potatoes into “seed” by

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