Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Spuds Unearthed

There is a fabulous potato exhibit at the United States Botanical Garden In Washington D.C.

Spuds Unearthed!

May 8 – October 11, 2010

East Gallery

The humble potato has been called the hero of foods. Originating in the Andes of South America, the nutrient-filled potato has been taken across the globe and saved populations around the world from starvation. From fingerlings to big bakers, purple, red, yellow and white, the spectacular spud family is widely diverse, yet we tap into few of its more than 7,000 varieties. And it’s got personality —as the endurance of Mr. Potato Head demonstrates.


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Emily said...

This picture. WOW. I'm just speechless. It is absolutely beautiful!