WUIS Harvest Desk: Promoting The Potato

0408_potatoes-Linda-russetsAcross the country people are eating fewer potatoes. Talk with a potato grower and they’ll blame the anti-carb diet crazes that gained popularity a decade ago. To reverse the trend, the potato industry is reworking the vegetable’s image, steering people away from French fries and toward healthier options. As Luke Runyon reports for the WUIS Harvest Desk, to get more potatoes in shopping carts, the focus is on one very specific type of customer.
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Harvest Public Media is a collaboration of WUIS and other stations focusing on farm and food.

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