It’s a monster mash

Calder Valley Organic Gardeners potato day at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Mytholmroyd.'Mick Chatham serves Glenys Webster.
Calder Valley Organic Gardeners potato day at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Mytholmroyd.'Mick Chatham serves Glenys Webster.

A STAGGERING 44 varieties of potato were on display at a celebration of spuds.

Potato Day 2011 saw tatties of all shapes and sizes filling the Church of the Good Shepherd in Mytholmroyd.

Organic and non-organic spuds, ranging from the Blue Danube to the Red Duke of York, the Yukon Gold to the Golden Wonder, were on show for green-fingered enthusiasts.

There were also be children’s activities, weaving, information displays, crafts, compost and plant stalls, sculptures plus refreshments at the Potato Cafe.

The event was organised by Calder Valley Organic Gardeners.

The group, formed in 1986, has members across West Yorkshire and aims to promote all aspects of organic and natural gardening, both ornamental and productive.

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