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4 Ways to Find Food For Free


| 6/3/2019 9:39:00 AM


Let’s face it, most of us don’t have tons of extra money laying around the buy food. Whether you’re a starving college student, single bachelor, or have a ton of mouths to feed at home, it helps to source food locally for free.

I’m not talking begging for handouts or asking friends and family for assistance. No, I’m talking about practical ways you can get back into nature and gather some of her bounty.

The four methods I’m going to outline will take some work, planning, and maybe a bit of money to get started. However, once you’ve gotten the basics set up, you’ll be gathering heaps of food for many years to come.

Grow Calorie-Dense Food

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When growing for substantial amounts of food, it’s important to focus on calories. This means you want to grow crops like:



Fortunately, these are some of the easier crops to grow. It’s almost like Mother Nature wants to cut you some slack if she knows you’re growing for your own survival. If you live in an area with a lot of space, then you can grow enough of these crops to keep you well fed for months.



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