1 🥕Food is in its rawest, freshest form is the most nutritious. The majority of food goes through a long process of being harvested, shipped and distributed to shops. Once distributed, the food can end up staying in storage or on the shelf for an extended period of time before being bought, this means it looses its nutritional value. Particularly vitamin C.
2 🌶Stay Active
Gardening is a fun way to get get some exercise. Heaving lifting and digging counts as resistance training which increases muscle strength by making your muscles work against a weight or force
3 🥒Get Vitamin D
Gardening is a great way to make vitamin D, when our skin is exposed to the sunlight. Vitamin D keeps our bones healthy.
4 🥔Save Money
It’s likely cheaper!
5 🥦Better for the Environment
Long-distance transportation of food relies heavily on fossil fuels. Growing your own food helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions.