It’s time to plant Sweet Potatoes

I love Sweet Potatoes for several reasons.

  1. They are pretty. The color is gorgeous and it makes me feel happy.
  2. They are good for you! They’re loaded with beta-carotene, vitamins A and C, fiber, potassium, and all that good stuff you need to be nice and healthy.
  3. They are very, very tasty* and oh so easy to cook.

*My latest favorite sweet potato recipe: Coconut Roasted Sweet Potatoes from Whole Foods

I need to get my hands on some taters this weekend because it is time to plant here in North Central Florida. I’ve never grown sweet potatoes before, so this should be an exciting and hopefully not confusing experiment!

This article from Sustainable North Florida is very informative. The process looks pretty easy, honestly. I hope I’m not being lulled into a false sense of security. I reckon we’ll found out soon enough.

Now, to find out where I can get some tubers…


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