"THE FIRST YEAR IS THE HARDEST." A modern-day nationwide grassroots "Victory Garden" effort is underway aiming to encourage Americans – and coordinate needed resources like seed, soil and know-how – to plant individual gardens THIS YEAR in order to increase resiliency and security at the family level.
This brand new group is called "Cooperative Gardens." We are involved and hundred of volunteer leaders like ourselves are quickly building out an infrastructure to help everyone grow successful food gardens.
A new website will soon be up and you can COUNT ON US to share all the particulars as they happen.
This new 'NY Times' article provides interesting background including quotes from our friend, organic seed farmer Nate Steinman of NJ who came up with this wonderful idea.
Stay tuned! Caleb, Megan & Jim
Americans were once urged to plant in every patch of available soil — and produced about 40 percent of the nation’s fresh vegetables.