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Where are the Sweetpotatoes?

Written by Heather Barnes, North Carolina Department of Agriculture’s “Women in Ag” Before we started growing sweetpotatoes on our farm a few years ago, I’d never given the orange vegetable much thought.  I had tried a baked sweetpotato and honestly, didn’t like it.  Granted, I have the eating habits of a four year old, which may have had something to do with my dislike of this baked root (yes, a sweetpotato is the plant’s root, unlike the…

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