You Say Potato, She Says Magic Molly

Potatoes come in many shapes, colors and sizes. This week on the Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay talks with Truro farmer Stephanie Rein who’s growing two unusual varieties. She also gets an update on the growing conditions and this season’s harvest, and learns about potato pests.
Read more at Elspeth’s blog, Diary of a Locavore.

Can Local Dogfish Save the Fleet?

Atlantic Spiny Dogfish is abundant. But it’s not in demand locally, and because of over-fishing in Europe, the overseas market is crashing. This week on The Local Food Report, Elspeth Hay talks with local dogfisherman Leo Maher about efforts to create a market for this small edible shark on the Cape. Read more at Elspeth’s blog, Diary of a Locavore.

Woods Hole Gardener Grows World’s Hottest Chili Peppers for Hot Sauce

Some like it hot…and some like it super-hot. Rooster Fricke grows over 200 pounds of the world’s hottest chili peppers every year in his Woods Hole garden. This week on The Local Food Report, he shares his recipe for “Rocket Fuel,” a super-spicy hot sauce. Read more at Elspeth’s blog, Diary of a Locavore.

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