“Follow America’s favorite vegetable from field to factory — to see how potatoes grow and how they’re turned into chips.”

Source: www.pbs.org

This 5 minute video is a good introduction to the potato, it’s hearth, diffusion, population impacts, nutritional profile and industrial production.  The geography of food goes far beyond the kitchen and there are more episodes in the “How Does it Grow?” series to show that.   

Tags: foodeconomicfood production, agribusinessindustry, video, agriculture.