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5 Life Skills We Could All Learn from Planting an Edible Garden

By Alison Cayne

Spring is springing, or at least we hope it is. As I joyfully ordered seeds for my little garden last night, I began thinking about all the life lessons we learn from the simple act of growing food. You don’t need an acre, you don’t even need outdoor space, all you need is some seeds, a little sunshine, water and a touch of optimism. It doesn’t hurt that 175 organic cilantro seeds cost $3.49.

During the World Wars, Americans from the hearts of urban centers to the sprawl of suburbia planted Victory gardens to support the public food supply …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green