This is some good news in the food revolution. We need more people to create garden, to participate in community gardens and basically get the so called “civilized world” back to producing their own food like the rest of the world.

Karl Tricamo of Ferguson, Missouri, on the outskirts of St. Louis, ripped the sod up from the front of his brick tract home last year and started tilling his modest plot. He delighted in the tomatoes, eggplant, and peppers he raised just steps from his front door. His front yard garden did more than just supplement salads with the occasional heirloom tomato. Tricamo estimates that 80 percent of their vegetables now come from his former lawn. He even named his frontyard plot the “yarden.” The couple now have a six-month-old son who has begun to eat the hyperlocal veggies.

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