Forget farm-to-table. Back-yard-to-table is the next big thing.
While it’s easy to buy strawberries at the grocery store anytime of the year, if you’ve tasted a freshly picked berry, you know fresh is best. In a single bite, you can instantly taste the difference.
Through the rise of farmers markets, we’ve been able to get back in touch with our food and our farmers. These markets not only help us to know where our food comes from, but to also to learn more about nutrition, cooking and agriculture.
Growing your own, organic vegetable garden is easier than you think. And, you’ll save hundreds of dollars on groceries. Plus, it’s so rewarding to taste the food you nurtured and know exactly how it was grown.
If you’re just starting out, try growing organic herbs. They grow like crazy and don’t require much work.
If you’ve got kids, plant tomatoes. Eating them fresh off the vine teaches your children where their food comes from and encourages healthy eating habits. Besides, even the pickiest eaters will be much more likely to eat what they grow.
And, if you just want to get into organics, follow these tips for getting started. It’s the healthiest thing you can do for yourself and your family.
Soon, your family will be eating more organic food. Follow our Pinterest board for easy, fresh and organic recipes, too!
At Espoma Organic, we’ve spent decades sharing the benefits of natural, organic gardening. Believe us, taking care of yourself and the planet is well worth it. After all, food should come from the ground, not from a bag.
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