Want to take your commitment to local foods to the next level? Look no further than your own trash can or compost bin. While many people think of food scraps—such as carrot tops, onion bottoms, and the tips of romaine hearts or pineapples—as waste (or future fertilizer), these items can be enjoyed all over again.
Reduce waste, save money, and build self-sufficiency with this handy guide to growing real food from scraps.
There are a number of fruits and vegetables that you can replant and grow yourself, ensuring that you always have these items on hand when you need them and helping you to cut down on the money that you spend on produce every week.If you have ever considered growing your own food, this post contains a list of foods that you can grow from the leftover scraps and seeds that you normally throw out.