Q: When do you ship Seed Potatoes?
A: We ship our Organic Certified Seed Potatoes whenever
you want them, directly from our Maine family farm, ten months a year,
mid-September until July 4th.
Q: Why should we buy from Wood
a multi-year organic seed source trial, scientists at North
Dakota State University documented that Wood Prairie Family
Farm grows the best Organic Certified Seed Potatoes in the United
States. Learn about seven
Reasons to Buy from Us on this link.
Q: How does "Dormancy" affect Seed
Harvest, potato tubers must go through a natural dormancy period before
they will sprout and grow. This dormancy lasts 4-10 weeks depending on
variety and conditions the seed was grown in. For planting after
December 1, the dormancy concern is a non-issue because our certified
seed potatoes will have completed their rest period here in Maine and
will easily sprout and grow when you warm them to room temperature
prior to planting.
Q: What does "Double-Certified"
It's universally reccommended that potatoes should be grown
from "Certified Seed Potatoes" which have been officially recognized as
being free of, or extremely low in, diseases which may affect your
an organic farm. The Certified Seed potatoes we grow and sell directly
to you are also "Certified Organic" under the USDA National Organic
two important Certifications for seed potatoes are often referred to as