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These people are growing their own fruit and vegetables to cut the cost of living and ditch grocery stores

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Jim Perkins grows fruit and vegetables on the spare land of his duplex. Jim Perkins
It costs one grower $45 a year to rent space in a community garden close to his house.
One producer can harvest radishes in just four weeks and tomatoes in 10 to 12 weeks.
They used to shop at stores like Whole Foods and Trader Joe's but now do so only in the winter.
The cost of living crisis has prompted some people to cut food bills by growing their own fruit and vegetables. Insider spoke to three people trying to tackle soaring food costs by growing their own produce and reducing their reliance on...
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