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#31 of 52 Old 09-27-2008, 10:30 PM
 
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About €3.50, that is, $5 for 10lb.
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NW suburbs of Chicago here...independent grocery I love (lots of cool ethnic stuff but doesn't concentrate on one specific ethnic group): $3.99 last Saturday.

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Save-a-lot has 5 lb bags for $1 right now in my area (Mobile, AL).
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Wow, I got 60lb of potatoes for $10 at a local family orchard. I canned 14 qts and have mashed taters, fries and hashbrowns in my freezer. I'm hoping I wont' need to buy any potatoes until next year! Do you have a farmers market or orchard near you? Now is the time to get 'em cheap.
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I just got an Aldi's flyer, and they are $3.50 next week, which is about half the price they go for at my local supermarket.
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Our local grocery had 10lb bags of russet potatoes for $7.99. Our aldis had smaller bags (5lbs I think) for $3 something but they were soft and not so good. I am in IL
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$4.99 AT wm, I'm sure food for less or aldi's has them cheaper.

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I bought 4 lbs. of a $1 at the farmer's market on Wed., but they have been about $1 lbs in the grocery store. I have seen 50 lbs bags for about $15 (in the past those have usually run about $7).
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I remembered to check today.

$2.99 for small white potatoes.

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NC here, $4.99 for a 5lb bag of plain white potatoes at a middle priced grocery store. (Lowe's foods.)
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I paid $3.72 for 10 lbs the other day. We go through about 30 lbs a month. Next year, we are totally growing our own.
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I usually buy organic potatoes, either the red or russet is $1 per pound. I usually buy just 3 lbs at a time. We're not big potato eaters.

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I was just wondering about this. We only buy organic potatoes, but when we went to the hfs this week, they were 6.99 for 3LBS. I couldn't bring myself to buy them. I went to the regular grocery store and I meant to grab the 5LB of organic for 4.99, but I grabbed the conventional instead. We are totally a meat and potato family. I need to take them back and switch for the ridiculous priced ones. Still less the hfs. We are in New England.

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I think 10lbs bags are generally $2-4 here. I can get 50lbs of new local potatoes for $7.99, so I think I'll be getting another bag after reading this since we're down to about half a bag.
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Update:

I just bought potatoes at Aldi's last week - 10# for $2.99 - 29 cents per pound.
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$3.99 for 10lb of russett potatoes. $1.99 for 5lb bag. I'm in CA.
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Right around $5

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I just bought potatoes at Aldi's last week - 10# for $2.99 - 29 cents per pound.

I went into Aldi's last week and found that potatoes were $1.99 for 10 pounds. Did I stock up?? You better believe I did!

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Wow, I can't believe how much they cost!

I rarely buy potatoes, we have a friend with an organic farm and he gives us boxes of them. And we eat potatoes alot! When I've bought them before they $5 for 20 lbs.
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Local, organic potatoes have been $1.99/lb this year So, that would be $20 for 10 lbs. I have no idea how that compares to the conventional grocery.
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New England and the grocery has them for $4.99/5lb bag. Have to find a local source.
Exactly the same here - those are the "poison" potatoes though. I bought my last bag of those. Next bag will be local/organic and I have no idea what they will cost. At least they are in season.

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I just bought a 10 lb bag of russet potatoes this weekend, $2.49

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