Sarah Albee: Unearthing the Potato Story
From: Sarah Albee
August 15, 2012 at 04:56AM
It’s not certain just when the potato was first introduced to the British Isles. Some accounts say Sir Walter Raleigh brought it from the New World. Others claim potatoes were washed ashore in the wreckage of the Spanish Armada, after Spain attempted to invade England in 1588.