3 Powerful Benefits of Eating Locally and Why We Are Better For It


Eating locally is the idea of intentionally and purposefully eating locally grown or raised foods. It means growing or raising our own food. Supporting a local farmer’s market or farm stand. Or enjoying seasonal fare at a restaurant featuring fresh foods produced within our own (or a nearby) community.   The 3 powerful benefits of … Continue reading 3 Powerful Benefits of Eating Locally and Why We Are Better For It

Appropriate Composting Methods For The Suburban Gardener


By Jordan Scroble of Grow Your Own Freedom As gardeners and everyday inhabitants of the Earth we create waste. Waste is something leftover after a project we worked on. Waste is something no longer of value to us or perhaps we never placed value on it to begin with. Waste might be garden debris, fallen … Continue reading Appropriate Composting Methods For The Suburban Gardener

The Importance of Finding Freedom in a Fast-Paced Modern World


Freedom enables us to make choices. We often take this granted. Of course, freedom means many different things. Freedom means feeling less bogged down and less burdened. Having the time to focus on a new hobby, to focus on developing good health, and to focus on building relationships. Freedom means not being bound to current … Continue reading The Importance of Finding Freedom in a Fast-Paced Modern World

Helpful Tips During The Peak Of The Gardening Season


We are always super excited to start gardening in the Spring but as the Summer days approach 100 degrees with high humidity the garden can tend to be neglected a bit. Here are a few helpful tips and reminders to keep your garden thriving during the peak of the gardening season and beyond. Beat the … Continue reading Helpful Tips During The Peak Of The Gardening Season

5 Key Vegetable Gardening Tips For Beginners


Are you thinking about starting your first vegetable garden but don’t really know where to begin? Have you been gardening for a few years and aren’t completely satisfied with the results? Are you just looking for a few tips to jump start your gardening mojo? I am going to share with you my 5 favorite … Continue reading 5 Key Vegetable Gardening Tips For Beginners

Your Homegrown Tomato is the Best Tomato Ever


Why aren’t you growing the best food ever? Everybody’s doing it. Start a veggie garden to grow your best tomato ever! I don’t need to bore you with the nutrient profile differences between fresh produce picked at the peak of ripeness and eaten within 30 minutes and produce that has been sitting around for a … Continue reading Your Homegrown Tomato is the Best Tomato Ever