Growing your own food, now, is becoming an economic necessity for many. Even those in cities are growing food on their balconies and rooftops and in suburban backyards. When America returns to home gardening it will likely become known as a way of defending against the hostile adversary of an economic downturn.
With many vegetables today lacking nutrition from over-hybridization this will be the second benefit of owning your own garden. Recent tests are showing that many of the vegetables, grains and other produce you buy, including organic produce, are nutrient-deficient. If you want to truly be in charge of your nutritional intake, you must home garden. If you want the higher nutrition of original varieties you must use non-hybrids.
Securing the nations food supply against the “invasion” of genetically modified and over-hybridization of foods is coming down to the backyard garden.
Yours and mine!
The future of the worlds food supply rests in non-hybrid seeds and the push towards hybridization and genetically modified foods is becoming irreversible. Hybrid food sources are patented and owned by the patent-holders. It is, in fact, a form of patent-infringement to attempt to collect and plant seeds from many hybrid varieties.
With the advancement of genetically modified plant varieties, the danger of cross-pollination with organic and non-hybrid varieties is not only possible, it is happening as you read this. If it is possible for genetically modified vegetables, grains and legumes to cross-pollinate with organic and non-hybrid varieties, then it’s possible for the food system to be altered uncontrollably and irreversibly.
Is the government really protecting us look at not only the oil spill in the gulf, but the problems of products coming from china, which has shown from food to wall board to be contamined. Recalls of most Toyota products after many deaths have occurred, I could go on and on.
That is why growing your own food could be and probably is this best alternative and could be a nice hobby.