TaterGrams Canada Lets You Mail A Personalized Potato Anywhere In The Country

Move over, greeting cards. It’s 2016 and the new way to show someone you care is by sending them a message on a… potato?Yup, you read that correctly. Wayne Rempel, from Lacombe, Alta., wants to send your loved ones a Canadian-grown potato, complete with a handwritten message.And for every order he receives before Christmas, he’ll donate one dollar to the sender’s local food bank. Inspired by similar startups in the U.S., Rempel decided a week ago that he would start sending “TaterGrams.” For $9.99 you get a potato with a message written on it. For an extra cost, you can customize the spud with an assortment of add-ons. A TaterGram is a present your friend or foe won’t soon forget. (Photo: Wayne Rempel)“It’s been a tough year (in Canada.) I want to help support our farmers and I want to help our struggling food banks,” …