Know what you’re eating - get control over what you eat, what’s in it and how it’s grown.
Enjoy fresher, tastier food in season - fresh food in season is better for you and tastes better.
Treat your food with respect - growing your own helps you to value your food & to waste less.
Stay healthy - fresher food has more vitamins, minerals, & enzymes, no insecticides, pesticides or artifical fertilisers.
Build community - share your knowledge and your harvests with your neighbours.
Support your community - get to know local producers and keep wealth in your own area.
Support local small-scale business - reduce the power of the large-scale multi-nationals.
Reduce ‘food miles’ - cut down the energy consumed in the transportation of food.
Save energy and natural resources - locally grown food wastes less energy, uses fewer resources.