50 Reasons to Eat & Grow Local Food
Growing our own food gets us in touch with the land, the water and air. We learn weather patterns and realize how they are changing (eg. according to author Kristeva Dowling, early planting dates have crept forward by at least 3 weeks in just the past 20 years!); we come to better appreciate our land and its ancestral inhabitants.
Coastal BC (Nanaimo, BC) Growing Season (Length in Days) Last Frost Spring First Frost Fall 171 Apr. 28 Oct. 17