October 23, 2019
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How much do you really know about Maine blueberries and potatoes?

Robert F. Bukaty | AP
Robert F. Bukaty | AP
In this Aug. 7, 2017, file photo, a girl holds a handful of wild blueberries picked near Sherman.

There are a lot of stereotypes about Mainers, including that we eat a lot of blueberries and potatoes.

And it’s a stereotype we’re happy to live up to, because they are both delicious.

So if you’ve spent any time in Maine you probably know the difference between a wild blueberry and those monstrosities you often find at the grocery store. Hopefully you also know the difference between a waxy potato and a starchy potato.

But how much do you really know about two of Maine’s biggest crops?

See if you can ace this quiz about spuds and blues, or if we stump you.

Want to take more Maine quizzes? Check out our full list here.

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