Improved mental health and wellbeing.
Growing your own fruit and vegetables might take some time out of your day, but it is certainly time well spent.
Gardening is a great way to combat stress and anxiety, with fresh air and exercise being widely recommended to people suffering with mental health.
Produce grown in your back garden or local allotment is the definition of fresh.
With no need for it to be tightly packaged for transit, home grown produce causes no increase in plastic waste.
Other environmental benefits that come from tending your own vegetable garden include reduced food waste.
Composting puts life back into soil