Why grow your own food?

Growing your own food radial


Why would you not do it? It can be on any scale from growing a few things in tubs, window boxes or hanging baskets, to becoming self-sufficient in fruit and veg (and eggs, and even meat).

The benefits of such projects are enormous: ranging from providing people with new opportunities to get active and healthy whilst also meeting new people; providing people with new skills and renewed self-esteem; managing and improving the local environment and changing the way we think about food and our surroundings.

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