Food Self-Sufficiency:
Top Crops for Homegrown Food Year-Round

Food Self SufficiencyIf you’re seeking true self-sufficiency, growing crops that are productive, nutrient-dense and easy to store or preserve will bring you a big step closer to reaching your goal — and will ensure lots of fabulous eating! Sound appealing? This Guide to Top Crops for Food Self-Sufficiency features our best articles on growing and stowing potatoes, carrots, beets, apples, onions, garlic, winter squash and many other superstar storage crops.

While we all love eating fresh spring salads and straight-off-the-vine tomatoes, with a little planning, you can turn your garden into a year-round source of food, decreasing your dependence on the grocery store — even in winter. You’ll also learn how to grow beyond fruits and veggies and cultivate your own pantry staples such as wheat, rice, grain corn and dry beans.



How to Grow Apples 

A Guide to Grafting Apple Trees 

How to Prune an Apple Tree