Grown Where It Matters - Potato Farmers' Stories

Green Thumb Farms, Maine

Episode Summary

The story of fresh potato farming as told by Don Thibodeau, 4th generation farmer, ​and owner of Green Thumb Farms in Fryeburg, Maine

Episode Notes

Green Thumb Farms is a family-owned grower and shipper of quality potatoes located in Southwestern Maine. Their Mount Washington Valley location provides unique climatic conditions that enable Green Thumb Farms to be the first to offer new potatoes each August. State of the art technology at the Fryeburg packaging facility ensures quality potatoes in every bag. Green Thumb Farms is the worlds largest producer of Solder, Yellow Eye and Jocob cattle beans in the world!  They also grow corn and sunflowers.  Green Thumb Farms is the founder of Maine Distilleries, LLC, producing Cold River Vodka and Gin made from Green Thumb Farms potatoes. Maine Distilleries is the only family-owned "ground to glass" vodka operation in the US!