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Pemberton Potato Jack is a Film Star

Photo by Dave Steers

Posted on Monday, November 30, 2009

Pemberton Potato Jack is featured in a new short film at the 2009 Whistler Film Festival.

Pemberton Potato Jack Goes Hollywood!

Logo - Whistler Film FestivalThe Great Pemberton Potato Story is directed by Angie Nolan. Pemberton’s mascot Potato Jack and friends visit local farmers to learn about the local potato seed industry. The short film will be shown at the Whistler Film Festival on Sunday December 6, 2009 - 3:30 p.m. at the Whistler Village 8 Cinemas - Theatre 7.

Potato Jack

Pemberton Potato Jack

Pemberton's Famous Potatoes

Pemberton Meadows is famous for producing seed potatoes used throughout the North America potato industry. "The soil in Pemberton is so rich and produces such beautifully flavoured potatoes" notes long-time Pemberton farmer Jeanette Helmer. Chefs from well known restaurants in Pemberton, Whistler and Vancouver rave about the flavour of Pemberton potatoes. Check out the Pemberton Farmers' Institute website.

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