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Growing your own food instills a true sense of the value of food, and it's not difficult!
Did you know?
By turning your garden bed into a mini-farm and growing your own food, you could save massive amounts of pollution embedded in the production of food from harming our beautiful Earth.
Now, just imagine if 1 million people did this, or more.
That would really change the system, and help restore the health of the planet too, because less carbon pollution in the atmosphere is a way to combat climate change.
Why grow your own?
Growing your own food instills a true sense of the value of food, and it's not difficult. Large yards with plenty of sun can grow enough vegetables and herbs to significantly supplement your household needs, and even small homes and apartments can have herb pots on windowsills or balconies.
This brilliant infographic gives some great tips on growing vegetables and companion planting. It's based on living in Australia in a temperate climate.
You can make you own personalised infographic based on where you live here.
Thanks to anglianhome.co.uk for this graphic.
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What you can do
Turn your garden bed into a mini-farm to grow your own food
Growing your own also makes a surprisingly powerful statement about reducing our reliance on others for basic sustenance, and therefore helps us to foster independence for taking further positive action.