Jeff Swenson

Barnesville’s Potato Days helps remember the town’s past

Barnesville has a history tied to the potato and they're honoring that heritage with their Potato Days festival this weekend.

BARNESVILLE, Minn. (KVRR) – The town is joining together for food, fun and potato activities. The event traces back to the 1930s. “It’s very interesting the history of the potato in this town. Historically Barnesville was a potato growing community, grew a lot of potato’s around the region here,” Potato Days Festival Executive Director Jeff Swenson said. This event pays…