Food Gardening in the U.S

Is it practical and feasible?

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According to New Report by the National Gardening Association

– 35% of all households in America, or 42 million households, are growing food at home or in a community garden, up 17% in five years

– Largest increases in participation seen among younger households – up 63% to 13 million since 2008

– 2 million more households community gardening — up 200% since 2008

Press release from the National Gardening Association
Williston, VT (April 2, 2014)

During the past five years there’s been a significant shift toward more Americans growing their own food in home and community gardens, increasing from 36 million households in 2008 to 42 million in 2013.

That’s a 17% increase and represents the highest level of food gardening in more than a decade, according to a special National Gardening Association report, Garden to Table: A 5-Year Look at Food Gardening in America.

The report shows that…

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