Just a quick post to honor the humble Solanum tuberosum on the eve of Peru's National Day of the Potato, celebrated every May 30. From its origins in the Andes, potatoes are now the world's most widely grown tuber crop, and the fourth largest food crop in terms of fresh produce — after rice, wheat, and corn.
So, eat some potatoes today.
For more information: International Potato Center
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