Spuds Away: Farm To Give Bounty To Needy

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Posted: August 21, 2014

John Hopkins, manager of Cave Hill Farm, has spent about $1,000 on seed, fertilizer and running farm equipment to grow a potato crop that he plans to give away to the needy this weekend. Hopkins expects a yield of nearly 20 tons of spuds, which will be available to anyone who wants to harvest them at the McGaheysville farm.(Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
A sign advertises this weekend’s giveaway of potatoes at Cave Hill Farm.

HARRISONBURG — The late A.A. Milne, author of the Winnie-the-Pooh books, is said to have once mused that “if a fellow really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.”


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