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 Photo-a-Day      (Thursday, 23rd September, 2010) Views: 4,813 
Potato picking
 Potato picking   by Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
Myself, Ron, Adele, Graham and JJ picking spuds at Organic Jacks in Haigh.

Comment by grald pilkington canada on 23rd September 2010 at 01:15
i remember picking spuds when i was a kid on a farm forty years ago


Comment by A Parr down-under on 23rd September 2010 at 03:06
Good photo Brian.I rebember picking spuds at Parbold,when i was a kid. Worked all day for about 2and6.It cost us a bob to get there on the train.


Comment by catherine on 23rd September 2010 at 08:33
never picked spuds..but picked peas and used to eat loads of them...


Comment by maggie on 23rd September 2010 at 09:52
When I was a child - a long time ago, the Autumn half term holiday was known as "Prato picking week"


Comment by alan lad on 23rd September 2010 at 11:02
prato picking week,boody slavery but was worth it at end of two weeks .pockets full of money for a couple of days


Comment by Joanne on 23rd September 2010 at 11:21
Great photo :o)


Comment by Jathbee. on 23rd September 2010 at 11:29
A few familiar faces there lol. Well done to JJ and well done to the pickers.


Comment by Mark Conroy on 23rd September 2010 at 17:24
A Motley Crew-save a bag for me.


Comment by Ken R on 24th September 2010 at 00:24
Nice healthy passtime. Where would Organic Jacks be in Haigh?


Comment by Peter Johnson on 26th September 2010 at 00:31
You can't bet a bit of prater pickin, chip buttys all round.


Comment by Del on 26th September 2010 at 20:05
Hahaha! We had a good afternoon and ejoyed the spuds n onions for our tea after! they was bloody good!


Comment by jean on 26th September 2010 at 23:29
Just me and hubby at home but we saved a patch of the garden and some empty pots to grow our own potato`s. There is nothing nicer than seeing all those little spuds coming into sight .There arnt any shop ones that taste like home grown `uns.


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