Not long ago, people had to think about how much to grow for the year. They had to plan ahead, save seeds, plant enough for their family and preserve enough to survive over the winter months!
It wasn’t just a hobby. It didn’t take up a 4 foot by 4 foot square in their backyard, next to the beautifully fertilized lawn. It was their yard. Growing your own food is the best method of ensuring your food is raw and GMO free.
So that being said, think about how much your family would need and save the seeds if SHTF, try it out this season and see if you need to tweak the amount of vegetables you need to plant or see if you planted too much. Read the original article it’s a great information source.