When travelling, you
bring cultivated potatoes
© Ana Núñez Rodríguez
try the local wild potato
Percie Benzie Abery (Ca.1940) Odd shaped potatoes (1294743) [Photographic Print], National Library of Wales via Wikimedia Commons.

Potato’s popularity has led scientists to genetically modify potatoes so they are more resistant to blights, disease and pests than their wild relatives. This interest in optimising and maximising production, however, is leading consumers to overlook wild potatoes and placing these in serious risk. They store precious genetic and nutritional information that can be helpful facing the challenges related to climate change.

Digging up your potato...