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Yelm Community Garden coming to Yelm City Park –
The importance of growing your own food


Photo credit: Yelm Community Garden Facebook


– Yelm Community Garden set for Yelm
“Community gardens can be simple ways to build communities, provide good food for them and be therapeutic all at the same time. It’s our dream to create a vibrant and inclusive community garden in Yelm to support growing in our community,” quoting Bounty For Families, Yelm. Read more
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– About This Group on Facebook
“Working on getting a great community garden going for Yelm. We can all share ideas and support here.”
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– “Grow your own food”
Story at-a-glance
* Growing your own food is a convenient and cost-effective means of boosting your nutrition and health, and garden-grown fruits and vegetables are the freshest and most nutrient-dense foods available
* Gardening helps create a more sustainable global food system and is a great form of exercise, benefiting your physical and emotional well-being
* When it comes to gardening, soil health is paramount; cover crops and wood chips have been shown to help create and protect healthy soil that, in turn, produces healthy, nutritious food
* The industrial agriculture system is degrading our soils and damaging your health due to its focus on producing monocrops that are the core ingredients in processed foods well-known to promote disease, nutritional deficiencies and obesity
* Gardening can easily be done indoors and in small spaces; if you are not sure how to get started, try sprouting because it is easy and you’ll get quick results
By Dr. Mercola.
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Photo credit: Yelm Community Garden Facebook

Posted by Steve on February 10, 2018 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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