The Potato.  From Peru to the Great Irish Famine.

 

From the world’s oldest botanic gardens at the University of Padua, Italy.

 

 

https://durrushistory.com/2016/01/17/bantry-bay-and-fort-1685-with-possible-early-depiction-of-potato-garden/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2015/03/23/the-grufan-and-the-spade-abandoned-famine-lazy-potato-beds-kicrohane-west-cork/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2015/12/31/pre-1965-farming-practices-west-cork-red-elephant-and-epicure-potatoes-working-with-the-grufan-threshing-with-the-steam-engine-winnowng-of-wheat-and-oats-working-in-the-bog-2/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2015/06/03/green-tops-white-rocks-sherry-blues-cruffles-flounders-seed-potatoes-for-sale-skibbereen-1863/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2015/11/09/october-1766-seizure-by-mob-of-disorderly-fishermen-at-kinsale-co-cork-of-sloop-laden-with-potatoes-bound-for-gibraltar/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2015/03/23/the-grufan-and-the-spade-abandoned-famine-lazy-potato-beds-kicrohane-west-cork/

 

 

 

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