Grow your own food

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Why It Matters

When you grow your own food, you minimize waste and reduce your pollution footprint.

Benefits for You

An investment of $70 can yield $600 of produce a year, all of which will taste better because you grew it yourself.

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  • How To Start

    Start by planting a few cost-effective crops that’ll be worth the investment. Tomatoes, herbs, and asparagus are good candidates.

  • What Comes Next

    If you want to develop your green thumb, try building (or buying) a raised garden bed. It’ll extend your growing season and improve soil drainage.

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Sarah's homegrown greens

“Growing a vegetable garden is pretty easy, especially if you choose things like greens that are low maintenance to grow and care for.”

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Sarah Madison, WI

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