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FAQ – “I Want to Start Growing Food But I Don’t Know What to Try First”

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One of the most common questions I receive is “What should I grow first?”. Here’s what I tell people our strategy was in response:

Start With Something You Like and Buy a Lot

We started with kale, spinach, and lettuce. These items cost us $10 a week at the grocery store whenever we tried to eat healthy and I loved the idea of having unlimited salad greens in my backyard. I had a feeling it would cause me to eat more salad greens and it certainly has. Kale and spinach are also incredibly nutritious and can easily be snuck into pasta and smoothies for the kids.