Grow a year’s worth of food for your family Do something good for your loved ones by learning how to plant a garden that will yield wholesome, organic fruits and vegetables in surprisingly less space than you would think. Melissa k. Norris, fifth-generation homesteader and host of the popular pioneering today podcast, walks you through each step of the process, including how to: Decide which food crops are best for your area and family. Protect your garden from common pests and diseases naturally. Improve soil health with simple techniques like crop rotation and backyard composting. Sharing the same practices and techniques from her homestead, Melissa shows you how easy it can be to raise a year’s worth of produce at home. Simple-to-follow charts, worksheets, and photographs are provided throughout to help you through every phase of the gardening process.