Comber Earlies on the way..
As the evenings get longer and the weather (hopefully) gets warmer our local farmers have started to plant the first early potatoes of the season in Northern Ireland. As always, the weather dictates when we will see these Comber spuds on our dinner plates but hopefully first harvest will be end of May/beginning of June. Comber earlies are eagerly awaited...Read More >
Don’t be a couch potato…..
Spring is definitely in the air and the sun is shining (occasionally!). At Wilson's Country we like to support local groups and organisations and we love to see events promoting health and well being. We have a few runners, cyclists, footballers, rugby players and gym goers amongst our team here and whilst we are all about potatoes definitely not the...Read More >
Spring is in the air
The Patterson family (Glenmore Farms) have started planting the first Maris Piper of 2019. The Patterson farm is based in Newcastle Co. Down. This is the first of approx. 220 acres of potatoes grown for Wilson’s Country on the farm. On average they will plant about 8 acres per day, weather permitting of course! Last year was one of the...Read More >
NEW YEAR, NEW YOU!
JANUARY. That time of year when resolutions are made! The number one New Year Resolution is to Lose Weight/Eat healthy. So, where does the humble spud fit into this New You? Potatoes are a wonderfully versatile vegetable! They provide us with nutrients such as fibre and potassium, are naturally fat free and gluten free and are an excellent source of...Read More >
Angus Wilson Reflects
Welcome to our new website and my first ever blog!! – who said you can’t teach an old dog new tricks (well maybe you will, when you read this!!) If you scroll to the bottom of any page in the site, you will see the following – The farming life is a school of patience; You can’t speed up the...Read More >