Huge? These Maine Potatoes Dwarf a Sleeping Baby
Wow. That’ll make a lot of french fries. They don't look real but trust me, they sure are.
But awww, what a cute baby. Beautiful girl.
Does anybody in the state of Maine wonder what county these potatoes were grown in?
You bet, The County. Aroostook, indeed.
From Atcheson Farms in Woodland, Maine. A family-owned and operated farm established in 1956.
Nothing like Maine ‘taters, or spuds, or tubers, right?
How about another look at those potatoes?
As big as Dad’s face too. He called them Caribou Russets. Is that Russet Burbank or Russet Norkotah? Or maybe Russet Noggin.
Potatoes are Maine’s Number One crop for a reason. The growing season usually has the right combination of sun and rain. (Maybe we had too much rain this summer.) And the Maine winters that prevent pests resulting in less need for pesticide use.
How many potatoes are needed to fill a 50-pound bag? Think carefully before you answer.
Those potatoes look like six or more potatoes stuck together. A real handful.
Bigger than heads.
How about another look?
Beautiful man too, with what looks like a small head.
What size boots do you wear?
Oh my. That’s a foot long. Almost.
Here is a shot from a few months ago. Those are great-looking plants. Who knew they would produce such monsters?
This year some farmers are going to throw out their backs picking potatoes,
Since we are looking around, here’s a shot of fall foliage without having to leave the farm.
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