October 13, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Idaho Potato Harvest Part 4: Idahoan Foods and Dehydrated Potatoes

Here we are at the Idahoan Foods plant in Lewisville, Idaho!  We have just learned how potatoes are dehydrated and made into potato flakes and dried potato slices.  We also had a chance to taste some delicious new potato casseroles … Continue reading

potato storage

October 11, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Idaho Potato Harvest Tour Part 2: All About Potatoes

Have you ever seen so many potatoes?   Imagine 13 billion pounds of potatoes…that’s how many are harvested each year in Idaho on 300,000 acres.  94 per cent of those potatoes are russets like these…and there are different varieties of russets … Continue reading

Jensen potato farm

October 10, 2014
by Mimi Holtz
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Mimi Avocado’s Trip to Idaho with Idaho Potato Commission – Part 1

There are three things that I love to do more than anything else:  go new places, meet new people, and learn new things.  I’m sure this is one of the reasons I love blogging: there are so many opportunities to do … Continue reading

March 2, 2013
by Mimi Holtz
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Mimi Avocado Takes a Farm Tour with California Farm Water Coalition – Part 1

When we enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables, we may think about where they came from or how they were grown  but we rarely think about the water that was used to grow that  food.  Last weekend I was part of … Continue reading

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