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Harvest Time for Vermont Peaslee Potatoes
The Potatoes Are Coming!

The folks at Vermont Peaslee's Potatoes are gearing up for another great harvest season! Remember to buy local! If you don't see Vermont Peaslee's Potatoes in your local store, please let us know! ...

Peaslee's Vermont Potatoes
Getting Our Yummy Spuds to Your Table

It takes a lot of work to get our yummy, quality Vermont Peaslee's Potatoes from our fields to your table. Here's how it all happens. ...

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Help Us Revitalize a Vermont Family Farm

Peaslee's Vermont Potatoes has been a vital part of the working landscape of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom since it was founded in 1928 by Fred and Gertrude Peaslee. After Fred's passing in 1950, their son Bert and his wife Janice took over the farm operation and ran the business successfully until his passing in 1999. Due to an unforeseen situation in 2012 that almost wiped out another Vermont family farm , Janice asked her oldest daughter Karen to step in and help restore the family farm. The Peaslee farm has been fortunate that the new farm manager possessed the knowledge of planting, harvesting and...

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Peaslee’s Potatoes Finding New Markets

There’s no vegetable more basic than a potato. This humble, tuberous root crop, Solanum tuberosum, grows in the dark, hidden from view most of the year, and emerges late when the air is frosty. It’s not as exciting as kale, not as exotic as kohlrabi, and even has relatives that seem nicer—the sweet potato and the yam. But when it comes to taking our local food system forward in the state of Vermont, the potato—and other staple vegetables often seen as routine and dull—may be the next big thing. In 2013, Annie Rowell of the Center for an Agricultural Economy (CAE)...