A beautifully-illustrated piece on "Rainbow Crops" hyped the nutritional benefits of brightly colored vegetables. Purple potatoes were listed among "crops rich in anthocyanins (currently being studied for their anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer benefits)."
Among the Easter dinner recipes I found "Garlic Potato Rolls" which called for 8 oz. of cooked purple potatoes, mashed.
The United States Potato Board advertises the benefits of potatoes with a full page ad in the magazine. Don't those potatoes look a lot like the Gourmet Organic Potatoes we have for sale at Costa's ShurSave Food Shop in Coudersport?
Here's a picture of the beginnings of the 2014 potato crop snapped last week.