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WYOG’s annual Potato Day will be held on Saturday 8th February 2020, from 10-2 in the main hall at Shipley College, Exhibition Road, Saltaire.

Bring you own bags for your seed potatoes, they are 15p a tuber. There will also be the Wholegrain Cafe and various stall and speakers. We will give more details nearer the time. We will be looking for volunteers to help on the day and to offer to make cakes.

So put the date in your diary and peruse the list below to select your favourites.

We have ordered the following varieties, there are several varieties we haven’t stocked before or for a while, Abbot, Blaue Anneliese, Duke of York, International Kidney, Lady Christl, Nicola, Shetland Black, Winston have been added.  Blaue Anneliese is a new special.  Belle de Fontenay has been reclassified as Early Main. Some of our normal favourites,  Milva, Pentland Javelin and Violetta are not available this year.

Organically grown varieties shown in capitals.  Early main (EM) or Late Main (LM) shown on maincrops where known.

1st Earlies:

Skea organics: CASABLANCA, COLLEEN, MARIS BARD.

Skea non-organic: Red Duke of York,

WCF: Abbot, Duke of York, Lady Christl, Rocket, Sharpe’s Express, Winston.

2nd Earlies:

Skea organics: BAMBINO, CHARLOTTE, MARIS PEER, NICOLA, SARPO UNA

WCF: British Queen, Jazzy, Kestrel.

Mains:

Skea organics: AMBO (EM), BLAUE ANNELIESE, CARA (LM), CAROLUS (EM), GOLDEN WONDER (LM), MARY’S ROSE (previously EM10), ORLA (EM), PINK GYPSY (EM), SALAD BLUE, SARPO MIRA (LM).

Skea non-organics: Highland Burgundy Red, Pink Fir Apple (LM), Red Emmalie (EM), Sarpo Blue Danube (EM), Sarpo Kifli (EM), Shetland Black.

WCF: Apache (EM), Belle de Fontenay (EM), Desiree (EM), International Kidney (EM), Vales Sovereign (EM).