Ordering from Potatoes, Onions and Exotics
To enable ordering from our online catalog, enter your email address and ZIP
Code. Our secure check-out takes all major cards.
Three methods to build your order:
- Browse the catalog, and order from the Quick View
- Read individual pages, and order at the bottom.
- From a marked-up paper catalog, use our
simple form to enter stock numbers;
we’ll confirm the name and price.
We take orders between late October and early May. We ship orders for potatoes
and onion sets from early April until early May.
To place an order by mail, please use the POE 2024 order
form from the center of our catalog, or download it
We do not take fax or phone orders.
Potatoes, Onions and Exotics Discounts
Bulk Pricing on Large Orders: Orders with subtotals $1,200
and above receive bulk pricing.
our bulk price list.
Consumer Member Discount: Consumer members of the
Cooperative earn a 1% discount on all orders. If you log in using the email
address we have in our member database, the discount will apply
automatically. If you are a member and the discount does not appear, please
write us a note in the Order Comments space on the final checkout page; and
we will refund you as appropriate.
Group orders: Team up with your friends and neighbors to get
bulk pricing! Group orders can also share a pallet to reduce shipping costs.
Group coordinators and group members click
here for info, including how
to form a new group.
Potatoes, Onions and Exotics Deadlines
February 23, 2024 - Order deadline for ginger and turmeric.
We will accept orders until late spring, when we run out of stock. NOTE: Order early if you
need your potatoes early. Orders placed by March 8th will
be shipped according to growing zone as usual. Orders placed
after March 8th will be shipped later, and in the order in which
they were received.
We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover cards, and Fedco
gift certificates. Payment must accompany all orders. (Except, government
agencies and non-profit organizations should call us to set up your Purchase
Order before you order.)
For mailed orders, we accept checks and money orders as well as cards.
We will charge your card when we receive your order. We will send you a bill
or refund for any adjustments as each order is completed.
Orders shipped to Maine addresses and all pickup customers pay 5.5% sales
tax. We must collect local taxes in states that require us to do so.
TAX EXEMPT? Farms and retailers: We need a copy of your
state resale certificate or farm exemption, otherwise we must charge sales
- For mail orders, send us a photocopy of your certificate.
- For online orders, please email us at
with a scan of your tax exemption certificate before placing
|Maine addresses and all pickups
|Pay 5.5% sales tax on Adjusted Total
|CO, IL, MA, MD, MI, UT, VA
|Pay your local tax rate on Adjusted Total
|AK, CT, GA, IN, KY, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VT, WA, WI, WV
|Pay your local tax rate on Adjusted Total plus Shipping
Potatoes, Onions and Exotics Shipping
- For orders of potatoes and onion sets placed by March 8
shipping begins in early April, starting with the warmer states and
progressing towards the cooler Northeast. Late orders placed
after March 8 will be shipped later, and in the order
they were received. Shipping of all orders will conclude in early May.
- We cannot ship potatoes and onion sets before that; please do not ask us
to do so.
- Beginning late February, we will ship seed ginger and
- Most small orders ship via FedEx Ground or USPS. See the
- Onion plants and sweet potato slips are drop-shipped based on
planting zone. They come directly from the grower, and
not with your potatoes.
- We ship by freight beginning the week of March 25. Is your order
over 300#? Click
here for Truck Shipping
- For Depot orders, potatoes and onion sets will be sent
in the April delivery. Ginger and turmeric will be shipped in early
March directly to the shipping address that you provide, for no
additional charge. Sweet potato slips and onion plants will be shipped
to you directly from our grower. Click
here for more
information on Depots to save on shipping for OGS and Potatoes, Onions
We do not ship to Canada, and will not
provide materials required for importation permits.
You may select Spring Pickup when checking out online.
Pickup orders placed by March 8 may be picked up April 22-26 or April 29 - May 3,
9AM - 3PM. Pickup orders placed after March 8 will be available later in
April or early May. We will send you an email when your order is ready to
pick up. Our warehouse is at 688 Upper Bellsqueeze Road in Clinton, ME
04927. The OGS warehouse will be open for shopping.
No returns. If you bought it, it’s yours! See limited guarantee for
defective products, only.
We guarantee that all items we offer are fully satisfactory.
If you are dissatisfied because of any product defect, we will either
replace the item or refund the purchase price. Please inspect and check over
your order upon receipt and use the enclosed form to notify us immediately
of any problems.
Limitation of Liability: Because good results depend
upon weather, soil and cultural practices over which we have no control, we
limit our liability in all instances to the purchase price. The liability of
Fedco Seeds, Inc., for breach of warranty, or any loss or damages arising
out of the purchase or use of our products, including loss or damages
resulting from any negligence whatsoever on our part, or strict liability in
tort, shall be limited to the purchase price. By acceptance of the
merchandise, the buyer acknowledges that the limitations and disclaimers
herein described are conditions of sale, and that they constitute the entire
agreement between the parties regarding any warranty or liability.
Claims for errors in your order must be presented withing 30 days of receipt
of your order. Claims for any product defects should be presented to Fedco
as soon as possible after discovery. Failure to assert claims within 30 days
after discovery renders this warranty null and void.