Here is where you can buy Pa potato fritters. Farm Show


The Pennsylvania Farm Show is virtual this year, but that doesn’t mean you still can’t get a taste of the annual event.

The Pennsylvania Co-Operative of Potato Growers is selling its powdered sugar donuts at Giant and Karns Food stores starting January 8. Donuts are a hallmark of the Farm Show food court.

“We are delighted that virtual Farm Show viewers can still enjoy the Pennsylvania Farm Show fresh potato fritters this year,” said Nathan Tallman, executive director of the Pennsylvania Co-Operative Potato Growers. Inc., in a press release.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Agriculture is organizing a virtual farm fair from January 9 to 16 filled with online events on the theme “Growing tomorrow”.

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While the famous butter carving isn’t taking place this year, other highlights include live cameras of a duckling pond and beehive, cooking demonstrations, and farm tours. In addition, the Calving Corner, which allows visitors to witness the birth and care of calves, will be held virtually.

Potato growers are not the first group to jump into grocery store sales.

Pa. Dairymen’s Association, renowned for its famous Farm Show milkshakes, sells pints of “Cowabunga” ice cream in two flavors, chocolate and vanilla, at Karns Foods and Stauffers of Kissel Hill Fresh Foods stores in Lancaster.

As for the donuts, they are made with a special recipe based on potato flour. A limited quantity will be available for purchase at the following locations:

Participating Giant locations:

  • 6560 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg
  • 136 Kline Village, Harrisburg
  • 450 East Main Street, Middletown
  • 3777 Peters Mountain Road, Halifax
  • 1250 Avenue du Cacao, Hershey
  • 12 Newport Plaza, Newport
  • 255 Cumberland Parkway, Mechanicsburg
  • 130 Old York Road, New Cumberland
  • 3301 Trindle Road, Camp Hill
  • 277 Hershey Road, Hummelstown
  • 4211 Union Deposit Road, Harrisburg
  • 5301 Simpson Ferry Road, Mechanicsburg
  • 2300 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg
  • 4510 Marketplace Way, Enola
  • 5005 Jonestown Road, Harrisburg
  • 6301 Grayson Road, Harrisburg

Participating Karns Foods locations:

  • 6001 Allentown Blvd, Harrisburg
  • 1023 State Street, Lemoyne
  • 413 Forge Road, Boiling Springs
  • 4870 Carlisle Pike, Mechanicsburg
  • 35 Center Drive, New Bloomfield
  • 731 Cherry Drive, Hershey
  • 101 Union Street South, Middletown
  • 10 Newberry Commons, Goldsboro
  • 1706 Spring Road, Carlisle

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