In this day and age, there are so many people who purchase their vegetables and fruit from the local grocery store. After all, it's easy, quick and accessible. Unfortunately, there are many people who are eating foods and I don't know the process behind the production. They don't understand the difference between GMOs and organic fruits and vegetables. There are also plenty of people who don't have the access because of their finances. There are so many reasons why it is a great idea to build a farm if you have the land. Consider these three.
1. Access to Food
Once you build your own farm, you have full control over it. You know what the soil is like. You know what pesticides you're using. You can control what happens and how the fruits and vegetables are grown. You have the opportunity to create the organic kitchen that you desire. When you have this type of access, this can help you increase your quality of life and the quality of the food you eat.
2. Business Opportunities
You can decide to start your own business. You can sell your produce to local vendors. You can even sell your produce two different grocery stores. This is also an opportunity to provide jobs for others. You'll need to build a farm that is efficient 4 your employees to work in. You'll need to purchase everything from tools to an automatic farm gate opener. It's an excellent feeling to know that your business can help others make a living.
3. Charitable Opportunities
When you own your own farm, you also have the opportunity to provide food to those in need. It's a great way to develop a habit of benevolence in order to share with others. You can decide to set a specific portion of your land and assign it to charitable giving. With this portion of land, whatever is produced gets delivered to homeless shelters, food pantries and churches. Reach out to different organizations and develop partnerships that allow you to regularly donate seasonal fruits and vegetables when the harvest is ready.