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Do You Grow Your Own Deliciousness

There are many reasons to want to grow your own fresh produce. There have been recalls in the recent past of romaine lettuce, strawberries, spinach, and melons. Extreme weather and fires have taken out celery, cabbage, cilantro crops. It used to be everyone grew their own food, and there is an urban farming movement to return to those roots.

Besides, there is a problem. Our soil has been depleted by mass commercial farming and use of toxic chemicals harmful to the environment and our bodies. The Kushi Institute did an analysis of nutrient data of 12 vegetables, comparing nutrient levels in 1979 to produce in 1997. They found, on average: calcium levels dropped 27%, iron levels were down 37%, vitamin A dropped 21% and vitamin C dropped an average of 30%. Translation: one would have to eat over 20 peaches to get the same nutrition our grandparents got from eating just one!

What can one do besides supplementing with dehydrated fruits and vegetables to help get the nutrition we need every day? Grow your own! The problem with store bought is after a plant is picked, it starts consuming its own nutrients to survive. By the time it gets to the store, to our home, and we eat it, little can be left from what was available when it was harvested.

Making it easier to get mineral rich, organic food, is a vertical self-watering gardening system. It was developed by a grant from NASA to be able to grow the most nutrient dense produce for astronauts. There is no dirt, no weeding. You can grow indoors or out. It uses only 10% of the water compared to traditional gardening, and its easier on the back and joints! You can plant your garden in a matter of minutes, and enjoy the full flavors of just picked. For more information, please email with the best times and number to contact you to: gardenwithease@gmail.com

 

God also said: See, I give you every seed-bearing plant on all the earth and every tree that has seed-bearing fruit on it to be your food… Genesis 1: 29

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