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5 Reasons To Get Into Growing Your Own Food
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5 Reasons To Get Into Growing Your Own Food

Growing your own food is a great past time to have. It has definitely become more popular in recent times. This is the case because people realize that they have to pay close attention to their health. In general, people eat a lot of stuff that is not healthy. Fast food chains are some of the most profitable businesses globally and everyone knows that the food they sell is not very healthy food. Seeing that this is the case, growing your own food in the form of vegetables and fruits, is a step in the correct direction and the benefits derived form this activity are quite advantageous.

5 Reasons To Get Into Growing Your Own Food

The first reason to consider growing your own food is to provide yourself and family with healthy fruits and vegetables that you and they can have instead of unhealthy processed snacks from the grocery. With fruits and vegetables of your own you now have stuff that you can snack on that is good for your health and your family's health. Fruits and vegetables are known strengtheners of the immune system and can make kids a lot more resistant to airborne illnesses such as colds etc.

A second reason to get into growing your own food is the fact that with proper crop rotation you can have vegetables in variety and in abundance. Crop rotation is simply the rate that you change the vegetables you grow on your plot of land. Engaging in crop rotation will most definitely enable you to provide an abundance of vegetables for your use and your family's use.

A third reason to get involved in growing your own food is that it will become a way that you can cut back on spending and can actually become a financial benefit to the household. The cost of vegetables are slowly becoming quite ridiculous. When you grow your own vegetables and fruits, you can cut into this expenditure and use the saved money to fund other family needs.

A fourth reason to get into growing your own food is because it may become a way to not only save on spending but it may also be the birth of a new business for you. Many people have done this and it may very well turn out this way for you. The added advantage here would be that you can earn an additional income doing something that you love to do. Any business person would tell you that earning income from something you love is a match made in heaven.

Finally, the fifth reason to get involved in growing your own food is that it is actually a great form of exercise, especially if you are an older person. This may look a lot less intense than running miles for exercise but the truth is that for middle aged and older people it is a great from of exercise. It serves as a great way to stay active.

These are five reasons why you should grow your own food. If these reasons sit well with you go ahead and take the plunge. I doubt very much that you will regret getting started.


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AJ  

In this economy it is important for people to have their own gardens. Thank you for increasing awareness of this important subject.

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  about 1 decade ago

Yup definitely, and it is not only in the USA, its as global an issue as the internet itself :) . Thanks for reading!

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  about 1 decade ago
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