Islanders were able to help themselves to a bucketload — or a bootful — of free P.E.I. potatoes this weekend while also supporting a good cause.
On Saturday, P.E.I. residents paid a visit to Island potato farmers participating in this year’s “Come Fill Your Boots” in support of local food banks.
Islanders were able to top up their footwear — or their buckets, or sacks — with P.E.I. spuds at four different locations where farmers collected donations support people facing food insecurity.
The event began last year when a trade dispute with the U.S. over the discovery of potato wart