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Latest PlanetPotato podcast: Off to Idaho, and learning why a potato makes an ideal block printer

Potato-market expert Cedric Porter, editor of World Potato Markets, and his tuber-enamoured wife Anna Lambert present their podcast PlanetPotato as a cultural celebration of the potato in all its multi-faceted glory.

In the latest episode of the podcast, published here, In the latest episode of the podcast, published here, they travel to Idaho, while pattern supremo Molly Mahon reveals how we can all unleash our creativity via potato printing.

The PotatoPlanet presenters discuss why Idaho established as the US’s largest potato state with Ross Johnson of the Idaho Potato Commission. He gives them a virtual tour of the Idaho Potato Hotel – the giant potato taken from the commission’s first potato truck and shares how Idahoans celebrate their New year with a potato.

Block printer Molly Mahon describes why a potato makes an ideal block printer for producing patterned paper and fabric. See a Molly Mahon potato printing masterclass here. Follow Molly on Instagram @mollymahonblockprinting

Whether you are a potato grower, packer, processor or eater, PlanetPotato celebrates all that is joyous about our favourite vegetable. Listen to it directly via or subscribe on Apple, Spotify or your usual podcast broadcaster. Follow PlanetPotato on Twitter via @PlanetPotatoPod

Lukie Pieterse, Editor and Publisher of Potato News Today

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