This is REAL farming. If you don’t know how it’s done, check this out!

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At Horse Lake Community Farm it was time to plant potatoes. As Greg and Jack cruised up alongside the truck, I jumped on board to catch the action. You are about to witness a classic!

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Next they dumped a box of potatoes into a 1920 International Harvester potato planter. There was a 1912 model nearby but they said the 1920 model was way more efficient!

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Because we live in the Cariboo, it’s necessary to take a break and talk about potatoes for awhile before actually planting them! It was great and I learned a lot about potatoes!

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Greg drove the tractor (not sure of the year but it’s vintage as well!) while Jack operated the planter. What an amazing machine. It picked up a single potato at a time, planted it in the ground, and then covered it. It seemed pretty high tech to me!

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Box by box and row by row, all the potatoes were planted. Greg and Jack made this one of my most fun photo shoots ever.  That 1920 Harvester worked like a charm and it was a treat to watch them work together.

I can’t wait for the feast. I have already bought the butter!!