Sweet potatoes are here! In ideal storage conditions (55-60 degrees F), you can keep sweet potatoes tasting great for 3-5 months. Do not refrigerate. $2.50 per pound for "firsts," $2 per pound for "seconds."
"Seconds" are sweet potatoes with some cosmetic damage inflicted during harvest. You'll need to cut away some bad parts, but most of the sweet potato will be in fine shape. Plan to use these within a month or so.
Firsts: Bonita - buff skin, white flesh, sweet flavor, drier texture.$2.50 per pound.
Seconds: A mix of sweet potatoes. Three classic orange-fleshed varieties (Beauregard, Covington, and NC), and two white-fleshed varieties (Bonita and Murasaki). $2 per pound.