Did you know that Idaho potatoes are winning awards right now all over America?

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Why? Well, because of all the amazing fairs! Fair food is delicious, and fair food with Idaho potatoes is the best. And it's nice hearing good things about our Idaho potatoes from other states.

Some of us can't personally take the credit for that because we're not farmers... but it still makes me really happy to be from a state that provides so much for the rest of the country. And if you didn’t know, we provide a lot more than just potatoes — keep scrolling for a list of all the things Idaho farmers bring to the table.

We've been hearing about Idaho potatoes winning awards for being the best fair food! We’re talking massive russet potatoes with layered bacon, brisket, pulled pork, mac and cheese, sour cream, butter etc. There are probably A LOT of different “potato creations” being featured at these fairs.

The Idaho State Department of Agriculture reports that one-third of the potatoes grown in the United States on more than 300,000 acres... comes from Idaho. And they also mention that Idaho farmers grow more than 30 kinds of potatoes.

Som when you enjoy your next baked potato, or French fry, or whatever other potato delights are out there... just know that it's quite likely that potato came from Idaho.

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All facts and information was provided by this Idaho Agriculture Infographic from 2021.

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