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Home-grown saves money

Wednesday, April 22, 2009 - 05:16 PM

Home-grown veggies
Originally uploaded by miss mass

Furyk Clark wrote in to Your Uncommon Economic Indicators about turning over a new gardening leaf: "In past years i had planted flowers and maybe some herbs to help spice up my cooking when i did my deck-gardening. This year it's potatoes, cabbages, peas, carrots, etc." We're going to talk this Friday with some community gardeners and the new interest more people have in growing their own vegetables.

What other ways are you trimming your grocery budget? The National Resources Defense Council has created the widget below to help you travel less and help keep fuel use down by locating produce for sale nearby. Check it out, and submit your own money-saving story....and photos! We look forward to hearing from you.

Brian, Megan, Lisa, Jody, Paige and Annie

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Comments [1]

Jax

What about the lead/toxic runoff in urban areas?

Suburban lawns have high pesticide concentrations.

Jax

Apr. 23 2009 07:39 PM

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