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Farm and Garden To Table – Shaping Our Road To Self Sufficiency

Old World Garden Farms

One of the biggest reasons we started “Old World Garden Farms” was to simply become more responsible for the food our family consumed on a daily basis.

A fresh batch of salsa getting started - nothing beats the freshness of your own garden produce! A fresh batch of salsa getting started – nothing beats the freshness of your own garden produce!

In addition to the ever-rising cost of fresh food and produce, the simple fact is that almost everything you buy in the grocery store today either contains preservatives, additives – or has been sprayed with who knows what. And of course, if your plan is to just purchase all-organic produce – you might as well take out a loan on your house.

But by growing and preserving and preparing more of our own – we have indeed become more self-sufficient.  Our garden’s raised rows now account for the majority of our staple food year round (see: growing a garden for canning).

Our chickens have played a big part in our effort to becoming more self sufficient on our food needs Our chickens have played…

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