Growing our own produce is an important part of the homesteading lifestyle. However, planting and depending solely on annuals season after season can be exhausting and anxiety-provoking. A bad season can send you running back to the grocery store and several bad seasons can make you rethink whether or not you are cut out for self-sufficiency.

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