12: Growing Food in a Pandemic

If this pandemic has taught us one thing, it could be that our food system is flawed. We are dependant on global food chains and supermarkets. Our produce travels from all over the world to reach our plates, leaving us have no connection to our food. This episode I talk about the strange time we are in and how we can feel empowered by growing our own food.


Resources:

Fun Gardening With Kids!

Gardening in Small Spaces:

To watch more tips on patio and balcony gardening check out this playlist Click Here

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/making-more-of-less-how-covid-19-is-impacting-food-production-in-canada-1.4886097

https://nationalpost.com/opinion/john-ivison-the-reality-about-food-and-drug-shortages-due-to-covid-19

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/nov/28/global-food-system-is-broken-say-worlds-science-academies

Foodworks.ca – Grow your own food, work on a urban or organic farm

Not sure when to start seeds? Check out https://www.almanac.com/gardening/

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