Potatoes

Assortment of different types of potatoes in a wooden box.

Potatoes are a favored vegetable and considered a comfort food by most people. They are grown in about 125 countries and are valued for their durability and nutrient content. The potato is held in such high esteem that it was the first vegetable to be grown in space. Then in 2008 the United Nations declared the year as the International Year of the Potato to raise the vegetable’s profile in developing nations and calling the potato a “hidden treasure”. These are very significant accomplishments. What other vegetable can make these claims?

This course provides the potato information you need to be considered a knowledgeable potato subject matter expert.

This course has the following objectives:

• Identify different potato characteristics.
• Identify how to store and handle potatoes.
• Identify how to select and store potatoes at home.
• List potato preparation tips.

Course Duration: 45m

Potatoes

Assortment of different types of potatoes in a wooden box.

Potatoes are a favored vegetable and considered a comfort food by most people. They are grown in about 125 countries and are valued for their durability and nutrient content. The potato is held in such high esteem that it was the first vegetable to be grown in space. Then in 2008 the United Nations declared the year as the International Year of the Potato to raise the vegetable’s profile in developing nations and calling the potato a “hidden treasure”. These are very significant accomplishments. What other vegetable can make these claims?

This course provides the potato information you need to be considered a knowledgeable potato subject matter expert.

This course has the following objectives:

• Identify different potato characteristics.
• Identify how to store and handle potatoes.
• Identify how to select and store potatoes at home.
• List potato preparation tips.

Course Duration: 45m