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The Big Idaho Potato

The Big Idaho Potato Truck  will be at the North Carolina Potato Festival!! Come on down to see this 12,000+ pound potato! 


The big potato is on its SEVENTH cross-country journey! It began in 2012 as a one-year campaign to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Idaho Potato Commission and became quickly apparent with its success that it would be more than a one-year occurrence, it literally became a big piece of pop-culture. It travels the country promoting the certified heart-healthy Idaho Potato and its mission to help small charities in towns and cities with its A Big Helping program. Not to mention that people just want to have their picture taken with a 6-Ton Idaho potato!

The over-sized potato will be located on the
East end of Ehringhaus Street, near Museum of the Albemarle.

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