The Joys of a Family Garden

Life lessons from digging, planting and growing

“At this point in history, it’s impractical and improbable that America could return to its former agrarian state. But is it possible that Americans could restore some of the virtue or life lessons we’ve lost – such as “frugality, temperance, and independence” – by reviving farming in a small way, namely through a family garden?”

Annie Holmquist understands it’s impractical to return to the old days of family farms but presents some great reasons to start a dirt-under-the-fingernails family garden.

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