Getting Healthy Food to Your Table Without Breaking The Bank

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Image result for Healthy FoodIf you’re like most people, you want to provide your family with the best possible food at the lowest prices. So much of what we see in grocery stores these days is based on quantity not quality. I was shocked to learn recently that there are only about 3-5 humongous food producers in this country supplying all of our groceries. That makes me think that we don’t have as many choices as we thought. You may see a huge assortment of brands but who or what company is supplying those brands,
We all assume to some degree that we will be getting healthy, wholesome food at our local grocery stores. Food prices seem to be at an all time high and the quality of our food in general seems to be diminishing. What can we do, How can you supply your family with healthy, chemical free, delicious food, Not only should we be able to get this type of food, but also it should be affordable for everyone.
It does seem that when you look for healthy alternatives for you and your kids, the cost is much higher than a cheeseburger at a fast food joint. But, you can’t feed your kids fast food all the time and expect them to grow up healthy and strong. Childhood obesity is at an all time high and type II diabetes is rampant! If you want your kids to avoid some of these horrible health problems then we need to get back to basics. Maybe this is a good time to look back in time for a solution. No technology, no smoke and mirrors, just good old-fashioned common sense.
Could you maybe, grow some of your own food, I’m not talking a full-fledged farm here, just a few healthy choices like some red, juicy tomatoes or maybe herbs or strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and more. Some plants can even be grown indoors year around if you live in a colder climate. Lots of plants can be grown in pots if you don’t have a piece of ground to plant in. If you’re lucky and you have even just a small backyard, you have the means to grow all or some of your own food for a small initial investment. All you need is the knowledge and the motivation (healthy food), and a few hours of time.
Let’s get back to our roots and our self-sufficiency and learn how we can grow delicious, healthy produce in our own backyards or front yards. Save money on your fresh food bill, deliver food to your table that is exactly what you want for your family.