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Are rising food prices forcing more people to consider growing their own food?

IS THE COST OF FOOD DRIVING PEOPLE TO GROW THEIR OWN? WITH THE COST OF FOOD SOARING, MANY PEOPLE ARE EITHER CONSIDERING BECOMING HOME FARMERS OR ARE ALREADY GROWING THEIR OWN VEGETABLES AND KEEPING LIVESTOCK. ARE YOU A HOME FARMER? IN COMPARISON WITH OTHER EU MEMBERS, PRICES ROSE 32% IN THE UK BETWEEN 2007 - 2012, WHILE THEY ROSE BY ONLY 13% IN BOTH GERMANY AND FRANCE. 132% 1 13% OI THE TUP 3 REASONS WHY PEOPLE IN THE UK ARE CHOOSING TO GROW THEIR OWN VEGETABLES ARE. C- 22% A - INCREASES IN FOOD PRICES MEAN TRYING TO BE MORE ECONOMICAL A- 59% B B- 33% - TRYING TO EAT MORE HEALTHILY OR IMPROVE DIET C - LESS DISPOSABLE INCOME TO SPEND ON FOOD 148,000 THE NUMBER OF HECTARES DEDICATED TO FRUIT AND VEGETABLE GROWTH IN UK IN 2012. GROWING TIMES FOR VEGETABLES. RADISH - 21 DAYS SALAD LEAVES - 24 DAYS ONIONS - 35 DAYS CARROTS - 56 DAYS TURNIPS - 56 DAYS POTATOES - 70 DAYS 1,009 MEMBERS OF THE UK PUBLIC WERE INTERVIEWED IN JUNE 2011, AND 51% OF THOSE SURVEYED SAID THEY WOULD CONSIDER GROWING THEIR OWN IT SHOWED THAT 24% OF THEM ARE NOW FRUIT, VEGETABLES AND HERBS - OR GROWING THEIR OWN VEGETABLES. GROWING MORE- IF FOOD PRICES WERE - WHICH? TO RISE FURTHER. GROWING QUICK TIP YOU CAN GROW POTATOES IN TUBS - THE BIGGER THE BETTER. FILL THE BOTTOM WITH ABOUT 15CM OF COMPOST, OR SOIL AND COMPOST MIXED, AND JUST COVER IT. AS THE PLANT GROWS, KEEP ADDING COMPOST UNTIL THE TUB IS FULL. FASTEST GROWING VEGETABLES RISE IN FOOD PRICES 12% THE PERCENTAGE RISE IN RADISH FOOD PRICES OVER THE LAST SALAD LEAF MIX 5 YEARS... BABY SPINACH LETTUCE RISE IN FOOD PRICES BABY BEETROOT THE PERCENTAGE RISE IN 25% THE PRICE OF FISH, FRUIT CARROTS AND VEG SINCE 2007... DWARF BEANS LEEKS 20 40 60 80 100 FASTEST GROWING VEGETABLES (IN DAYS) 83% 90% OF HOME FARMER READERS KEEP CHICKENS IN THEIR OF HOME FARMER READERS BACK GARDENS. GROW VEG IN THEIR BACK GARDENS. BROUGHT TO YOU BY fFACEBOOK.COM/HOMEFARMER PRACTICAL I INFORMATIVE I INSPIRING HomeFarmer @HOMEFARMER WWW.HOMEFARMER.CO.UK

Are rising food prices forcing more people to consider growing their own food?

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With living costs ever increasing, one solution to combat rising prices is to grow your own fruit and vegetables. In a 2011 survey of 1,009 people by “which”, 24% of respondents said they are now...

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