According to experts, the potato is the second-most consumed food in the US. Just imagine, the average person eats 135 pounds of this vegetable every year. And that’s not counting all the potato lovers in other parts of the world.
But when COVID-19 hit, a lot of people were forced to leave their homes to quarantine with either family or friends. Although some of them only had to stay away for a short time, others were gone for months. Without much time to prepare, the majority of people grabbed what they could and headed out the door.
That meant a lot of things were left behind, including food…specifically potatoes. Do you know what happens to potatoes? They sprout. And as you’ll see from these 30 photos, they often take on a life of their own.