Michael J. Coren of The Washington Post writes about the best fruits and vegetables to plant for the environment.
- America’s farmers have become incredibly efficient and are now producing more food with less land.
- While industrial agriculture is important to supply the world with food, smaller-scale and local farms can grow certain crops like lettuce, tomatoes, and carrots with less water and energy than large farms.
- Meanwhile, large farms do better than smaller farms in growing potatoes, corn, and pumpkins.
- Small-scale farming and gardening can compliment the efficiency of large-scale ag and benefit the environment and local communities.
Read the full article here.