Of all the ways that people feed themselves in healthy and responsible ways, my favorite is Growitarianism. And though I don't yet grow and raise everything that my family eats, I am working toward producing as much of our own food as I can!
Do you feel the same?
For the last few weeks, I have spent nearly every waking moment working in my garden and teaching others how to grow. 'Tis the season for getting fall gardens started in Phoenix! I am physically and mentally tired, but overwhelmed with a sense of joy and satisfaction.
Being able to grow my own food is an amazing privilege. Today, I just want to encourage those of you who labor in the garden, and those who have a desire to start a garden. The benefits FAR outweigh the work and the yard space that a garden requires.
My good friend Greg Peterson of UrbanFarm.org sums up a few of the best reasons: