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Growing potatoes in bags

Potatoes illustration

Growing potatoes in bags

Everyone loves a potato and has their own favourite way to eat them. They are probably the most versatile and delicious veg we have. Whatever space you have, they are easy to plant and to grow.

For older participants, growing potatoes can provide a hands-on, sensory activity and is a great opportunity to reminisce and generate discussion. For younger participants, this growing activity is a great way to link the food we eat back to its roots – where and how it is grown.

Once you harvest your potatoes, you can go on to do further cooking activities together!

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