Did you know that families who grow their own food consume 40% more fruit and vegetables per day? Today, 25% of Americans have a backyard garden with tomatoes, cucumbers and sweet peppers being the most popular crops. Community gardens are also becoming more popular and cities across the US are encouraging people to work with their neighbors to build and cultivate gardens together on public lands.
Community gardens are not only a way to connect with your friends and neighbors - they also help tackle food insecurity and shortages and teach others how to share the joy of gardening!
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