What should you grow? Rather than growing a bunch of space hogging low-cal vegetables, try these healthy, higher calorie crops instead.
- Peanuts and sunflowers (the highest calorie crops)
- Soybeans, navy beans, chick peas and dry shelling beans
- Kidney, lima and fava beans
- Black eyed peas and parsnips
- Peas, carrots, turnips, rutabaga, sweet potatoes, white potatoes
Let’s say you have a family of four to feed. Now let’s also say you’re on a budget (and who isn’t these days?). What kind of impact can your home garden have on the family dinner table? Well, depending on your menu plan and your garden’s success – your agricultural activities can have a major impact, especially during the growing season. Even you urban folks can find a place to grow. Sunny balconies are a great spot, and you can even grow living walls of food indoors if you have a sunny wall. You eat every day, so why not take an interest in your food supply and grow some food every day.
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