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So my mom found this in the pantry... Scared us to death

Contributed by Amanda Laver

Ever wonder why Idaho produces such great potatoes? Well, potatoes grow in fairly poor soil. In Idaho there is a line of small volcanoes and when they erupt, the ash carries nutrients and minerals which settle in the soil, helping potatoes grow.

Contributed by Ellie Apple Carlin

Here's some interesting facts about the South American purple potato. All potatoes are high in potassium, but these have extra antioxidants in them! Whoo, purple food!

Contributed by Bridget LaMonica

This is a great website I found that provides a wealth of information on potatoes, including recipes, nutrition, and potato news.

Contributed by Michael Nelson