No box. No envelope. Just a potato and some stamps.

Potato by Mail

What's Mail a Spud?

I bet you're wondering WTF this site is all about...
A potato in the mail, really??? Who in their right mind would want to do that!
Yes, it is true that you can send an actual potato through the freaking mail.

No box. No envelope.
Just a potato and some stamps.


  • Why a potato?
    • Why the hell not! Potatoes are nutritious, delicious, and hold up amazingly well when being shipped across the country.
  • How is the potato shipped?
    • All of our potatoes are shipped via United States Postal Service first class mail. Only the best for our spuds!
  • What if my potato never arrives?
    • If you or the chosen recipient never receives the potato please contact us through email and we will be happy to resolve the situation. Everyone who purchases a potato leaves 100% happy. That's our spud back guarantee.
  • How much do the potatoes weigh?
    • Our Russet potatoes vary in weight but expect them to come in at around 8 ounces.
  • Do you ship internationally?
    • Nope, United States only for now!
  • Aren't you wasting food?
    • No! Well yes, but we each potato shipped is bringing more awareness to the beauty of the potato.



It's perfect for people who...

Like unique gifts
"I love sending them to friends and family across the country."
- Jonathan T. (Austin, TX)

Like to confuse
"Mail a Spud delivers on what it promises [...] my girlfriend was so confused and thought the potato was hilarious."
- Stacy B. (Springfield, IL)
Like to play pranks
"My friend called me when he got the potato and didn't know what to think. He was speechless."
- Miguel H. (Hilo, HI)

Ok, you've made it to the bottom. Just get it!
It's only 10 bucks and you'll love it.