While it’s delightful to garden if you have a large backyard space, for many people that’s simply not the reality. However, just because you don’t have the benefit of a large backyard, it doesn’t mean that you can’t grow some of your own food. Many smaller edibles, like herbs and cherry tomatoes, can be grown in standard planting pots. In many cities, urban and community gardens have grown by leaps and bounds in recent years so that local residents can work together to grow their own healthy, fresh and sustainable food. Whether it means starting a garden or simply growing some strawberries in a plant pot, every piece of food that you grow on your own outside of the industrialized food complex is a step towards a more sustainable future. Plus, food that you grow yourself always somehow tastes better.



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