My adventure with trying to reduce waste, buy locally, and live affordably in Fairbanks. This is not a manifesto on how others should live, simply a record of my journey toward a more sustainable life.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
The year of the potato
I was out digging up my potatoes earlier, when this happened:
It weighs about 2.5 pounds. Here's a comparison between it and one about like you'd normally find at a grocery store:
My little brother came outside to see how I was getting along with digging up the potatoes and heard me laughing. When he asked what was so funny I just held it up and he said, "Wow. That's a huge potato. ...Well, at least you know you'll never starve because you can always grow potatoes." Yes I can.