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Where to find Native Potatoes in SD?

oerdin | Feb 9, 200803:15 AM

I was reading an article on the BBC's website about the UN's designated year of the potato and how farmers in Peru are attempting to develop markets for the dozens of different verities of native potatoes found in the Andes. I was intrigued, I mean here is a chance to help biodiversity and small scale farming plus it would assist indigenous farmers as well as fancy up my dinner table. That's a lot of birds with one stone. Here's the BBC article: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7...

And here is a picture of some of the native potato verities:
http://img408.imageshack.us/img408/78...

The problem is I have no idea of where to buy Peruvian exotic potatoes in San Diego. I certainly didn't see anything like this at Northgate Gonzales market last weekend. Anyone have any suggestions?

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