potato harvester© Tim Scrivener
On the wall in my office I have a number of certificates which my great grandfather, Will Naylor, won for exhibiting potatoes. My favourite is the The Potato Show Committee Gold Medal for “The Champion Dish of Potatoes.” This was awarded at the Holland County Potato Show in 1933. The certificate is embossed with gold and was presented with an engraved gold medal that has a colourful hand-painted image of potatoes upon it. These artefacts are so elaborate in appearance […]