Grow some vegetables, 1106°

Reduce your food miles to food inches by growing your own. Whether you have a field, a yard, or just a window box, everyone can grow a little something. Start with salads and tomatoes, and see where it takes you. Get your hands dirty, and reconnect with the earth and its seasons.

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With a two year old, fresh strawberrys, melons, and raspberrys are a seasonal treat hard to pass on. Luckily our beds are well tended and today we harvested our first three strawberrys! The time spent in the garden and not in front of the TV has made us a healthier family in ways I can't even begin to describe!

in June 2008

Just putting in a large veggie garden. Any surplus veggies can be distributed locally.

in June 2008

I'm planting in pots tomorrow!

in June 2008

We use "raised beds" for growing the family's vegetables. Even a small bed or barrel will be satisfying and you'll enjoy really fresh produce.

in June 2008

Except for air transport, food miles are nothing compared to the other wastage and energy input in food production.

Growing sprouts is one of the best things you can do in terms of return on investment (both $$$ and food production). It's also a very easy way to start greening your thumbs.

in June 2008

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in July 2008

Feeding your home grown veggies with vermicast or 'worm juice' made by those hungry tiger worms that eat any waste from veggies you have grown is a wonderful circle of life !

in July 2008

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in August 2008

started using square foot gardening techniques, which are basically organic raised beds. Plant a 4 x 4 foot plot with 16 different veggies about 10 days ago, the French Beans are already 6 inches tall.... Wow... this is sooo cool! :)

in May 2009

I'm interested in how many of you out there are tenants and have put in a garden. I've recently picked up a habit of putting in gardens wherever I am, whether I own it or not. Fortunately my landlords have been 100% into it. Is this abnormal? What are the rest of you finding?

in May 2009

Do to some an unexpected circumstance, I won't be planting a big vegetable garden this year. The only thing coming out of my garden will be strawberries. But I also began experimenting with some container gardening today, so all is not lost!

in June 2010

...yeah we should grow more vegetables, its simple because they provide more vitamins than any food..

in September 2010

I'm trying to learn how to maximise the use of urban space for growing food plants, and am experimenting with growing various tropical plants in my roof planter in an organic way.

in October 2010


A citizen gathering on the future of food and farming in Europe - in front of EU Parliament.

This summer, farmers, citizens and young people will bring their demands for the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) directly to the EU institutions. Starting out across Europe, participants will make their way to Brussels by bike, tractor or any other means.

Bring your demands for the future of food and farming directly to EU representatives in Brussels - take part in the Good Food March


in August 2012

We've been planting in burlap sacks on the balcony, but this Spring will be doing raised beds on the ground since our new landlord says it's okay. :)

in January 2014

Another interesting thing about gardening -- getting your hands into the soil exposes you to a bacteria that boosts serotonin levels. Makes gardening that much more enjoyable, I would think.

in February 2014

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