Monday, on 30 September, the first potatoe harvest was collected at Riga Dome Choir School. Several school classes took part at the project, but there were some who had already collected their „pot-harvest” weeks ago. During the event „Lauki ienāk pilsētā” and on Monday afternoon, three classes went together in one of school halls. Children started to grow potatoes from May and took care of their „gardens” the whole summer in order to have some new potatoe harvest in this autumnm.
Growing potatoes in pots is one of the parts of „Kartupeļu opera” („Potatoe opera”), a project of „Rīga 2014” programme where also an opera is being produced as well as an interactive and educational web page about potatoes, growing techniques, recipes. „Kartupeļu opera” is included in the thematic line „Survival Kit” within the programme of „Rīga 2014”.