The Year of the Potato

Thanks to the UN, did you know 2008 was declared the International Year of the Potato?

The celebration of the International Year of the Potato (IYP) will raise awareness of the importance of the potato – and of agriculture in general – in addressing issues of global concern, including hunger, poverty and threats to the environment.

Read about the history of the potato, take a look at the wide variety of potatoes, learn about the world’s potato growth. They even have a potato photo contest!

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