Growing your own food has incredible benefits for adults — it tastes great, it calms you down, it unites your family, it’s even an antidepressant (and that’s not the half of it)—but no one appreciates the process more than kids.
No botany class will ever be able to fully explain how a tiny seed a quarter centimeter long can, in the span of weeks, become a soft, sweet, nutritious fruit a hundred times that size. As adults, we lose sight of the miracle in that. But kids recognize it, and their awe is written all over their faces as they observe the process.
How can you make sure your kids enjoy growing food instead of looking at it as a chore? Here are ten simple ways: