5 Ways to Green Up Your Diet (Page 4)

Grow Your Own

3. Grow Your Own

Whether you grow a pot of herbs on your windowsill or replace a bed of flowers with dark leafy greens, a home garden is the ultimate local food source. Plus, it’s a great way to supplement your trips to the grocery store. Not only are you saving food miles racked up from food producers, but you’re also cutting back on how often you travel to the store and back. Picking—and eating—your produce when it’s ripest means it’s also at its peak nutrition-wise.

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