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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