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How Much Should A Family Plant To Feed Themselves For A Year ?


New Life On A Homestead website shares a suggested guideline for how many vegetables and fruit to plant to feed your family.

The amount of fruit and vegetable you should plant to feed a your family during the growing season, food storage and possibly sharing with friends has many different factors.

You should ask yourself a few questions –

How much does your family likes to eat the vegetable ?

Do you dehydrate, pickle or water bath canning to preserve your garden harvest to enjoy throughout the year ?

How much of your garden harvest do you share with others ? Barter ? Exchange ?

Do you grow vegetables to feed to your other homestead livestock animals ?

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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