The People's Potatoes

A book and website dedicated to

celebrating the humble potato

Welcome to The People's Potatoes, a website run by potato expert Alan Wilson. Whether you're an enthusiast, looking to get started or just plain curious about what all this potato fuss is about - this is the place for you!

Where It All Began...


As a humble potato enthusiast with nothing to sell other than a nifty little book, Alan wanted to reach a wider audience so more people could get involved in the potato community. It wasn't long before The People's Potatoes website was up and running, offering a wide range of completely free potato facts and tips to thousands of visitors every month.


Please feel free to browse the website at your leisure. Alan hopes both new and veteran potato fans alike will find something to enjoy!

Liked The Website? Now Enjoy The Book!


In The People's Potatoes book, Alan Wilson, Technical Manager for agronomy for Waitrose, explores the beauty and diversity of over 400 potato varieties with the aim to get us all to grow, eat and understand this much loved vegetable.


To find out more or buy your copy, please fill out the contact form below and Alan will get back to you as soon as he can.

The People's Potatoes Book

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