Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Harvesting potatoes.

So far this year all our potatoes have been dug by hand, but in early November we took possession of a single-row potato lifter, which has speeded our work somewhat! The current dry spell has allowed us to lift more than a tonne of potatoes so far, with more to come.
Tractor and lifter in the field.

A crate of freshly unearthed Valor potatoes.

Romain, Dominic and Boris picking up potatoes last Saturday.
Lifting potatoes has inspired one of our local volunteers to produce some artwork based on her experience - click this link to see her amazing drawing

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