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State Vegetable, New Hampshire Almanac

Derry Village Elementary School in Derry was responsible for getting the white potato named as the state vegetable after they learned that in 1719, an Irish immigrant brought a sack of seed potatoes to the area, making New Hampshire the first state to cultivate the white potato.

In 2013, the General Court adopted the white potato as the official state vegetable

The New Hampshire Almanac is compiled by the New Hampshire State Library from state statutes and other sources as noted.

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