For quite some time I’ve been immersed in stories of potatoes. It is a plant that I grew up with, as it fed the family over the winter. Potatoes carry memories. Memories of Andean farmers’ care for many thousands of years. Of the last centuries' demographic shifts and enormous population growth. Potatoes grow rhizomatically, and I believe this is why they, with surprising efficiency, both accumulate and distribute matter and memory at the same time. Potatoes fed the industrial and agricultural revolutions, and thus helped spark enormous changes. From potatoes we can learn of co-species’ histories, of stories of matter and memory, of loss and promise./ Åsa Sonjasdotter