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4 Reasons to Grow Your Own Food

by | May 24, 2023 | Gardening | 0 comments

Growing your own food is one of the most rewarding things you can do: It gives you a sense of accomplishment and you can share it with your friends, family, and community. If vanity and ego aren’t your thing, first of all, you’re a better person than me, but more importantly, there are a lot of other great benefits to growing your own food:

  1. Your food tastes better because you get to pick your fruit and vegetables when they are at peak ripeness;
  2. Growing your own food is eco-friendly because you can be more efficient with your watering than large agricultural farms, you can grow organically with no chemicals, and there are no carbon emissions from farm equipment or shipping;
  3. Gardening benefits your health by getting you outside and moving around. It exposes you to sunlight;
  4. You save money on groceries. And who doesn’t like saving money at the end of the day?

Growing your own food isn’t hard, either, and we want to show you how. This is going to be a new series from Anawalt, and the whole purpose of it is to get people to grow their own food, create more food stability in our communities, help reduce emissions, and save more water. We will have plenty of guides explaining how to grow your own food, problems you might encounter and how to fix them, as well as articles about why this is an important cause. The most important thing for us, though, is that you enjoy it and find success in it.

Growing food and nurturing plants gives us a great sense of accomplishment, and we have seen countless customers get that same sense, too. Our staff is always there to answer questions to help get you started, problem solve your issues, and share in the joys of your success. If you have ever have any questions, you can always reach out to us on our website or social media, or stop by one of our five locations for answers. We love sharing our knowledge with others and hope that you find as much joy in growing your own food as we do.