We wanted to see if we could eat almost entirely from our own land. Here's what we learned about the joys (and realities) of going so local. Use it as a guide to your own experiments growing veggies, raising hens, making wine, pressing olive oil, keeping bees ― and discovering the unique flavors of your region.
Take a peek at our book about how we tried to raise every ingredient we’d need for 4 seasonal menus—right in our backyard. Plus: recipes
See what we made, and get all our recipes
Go behind the scenes with Team Bee, Team Chicken, Team Wine, Team Olive, and more
See how neighbors banded together to learn how to grow everything they planned to eat
When you grow your own food, you can try varieties that are hard to find in a grocery store or even a farmers’ market. Here's what we planted, and what we learned