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Meade Potato Co to host a day in the life of a spud

Barry Landy | 27th September, 2017 at 8:51am

As part of the Boyne Valley Food Series, Meade Potato Company are inviting customers to come and have a behind-the-scenes tour of their farm this week.

On Friday, ‘spud lovers’ can attend the companies farm in Lobinstown and experience a day in the life of the spud – from farm to bag. Visitors will be given the opportunity to see what goes into making the perfect spud, from planting to packing. They will learn all about potato varieties, environmentally responsible potato production and much more besides.

Afterwards, Meade Potato Co will be treat their guests to a special Bangers & Mash Global dinner on site at the farm, which will feature sausages from the Whole Hogg and, of course, the spud, in all its various guises from around the world. There’ll be Irish colcannon and potato cakes to the French potatoes Dauphinoise to Swedish Hasselback to Indian curried potatoes, guests will be shown the spud’s amazing versatility and told why it has earned its place as not simply a staple of the Irish dinner plate, but on plates and in melas around the world too.

This event takes place this Friday, September 29th. Admission is €10 and will include your meal and additional goodies too. Places are limited and pre-booking is essential. You can book your place on the Meade Potato Company website by clicking here.

The Boyne Valley Food series is an annual series of events held across the region by restaurants, hoteliers, food producers and visitor attractions – all passionate about food and keen to celebrate its journey from producer to the table.


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