tater prices

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  1. swollen tongue

    swollen tongue Well-Known Member

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    what is the going price for choice home grown potatoes right now???
     
  2. ginsengsally

    ginsengsally Well-Known Member

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    You mean at the farmers market from farmers or in front of your house? I get $2.50/lb at my farm (certified organic). $3.75/lb for fingerlings.
     

  3. chicky momma

    chicky momma Well-Known Member

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    At the farmers market here we get $2 quart. Later I sell the keepers for $25 1/2 bushel and $35 a bushel. They are Kennebecs which are wildly popular. Lisa
     
  4. swollen tongue

    swollen tongue Well-Known Member

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    I meant in front of the house. Wow, I did not realize they were going for that. I was going to charge 50. cents a lb. I think that is fair price ??? Mine are red pontiacs and kennebecs.
    Anybody else out there have some comments or prices?
    thanks!!!
     
  5. MaineFarmMom

    MaineFarmMom Columnist, Feature Writer

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    I have Superiors, Red Pontiacs and Blue somethingorothers for $1.50/lb, uncertified organic. When pricing potatoes keep in mind the amount of space they take up for the return you get.
     
  6. turtlehead

    turtlehead Well-Known Member

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    The store charges .99 per pound for run of the mill potatoes. For choice home grown you should charge more.