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Are you wondering how much you need to plant to feed your family? How many seeds/plants do you need to plant if you want to feed your family fresh produce during the growing season, and then can enough to last the rest of the year?
The chart below gives you a good idea of how much you need to plant to feed your family for each plant and seed you will need. This is per person, based on picking and eating them fresh. If you plan on canning or freezing your veggies to get through the winter months, you will need to plant more. I would suggest you multiply the amount list by 4 if you plan to also can.
Seeds or plants per 100-ft. row is the recommended amount or number to use for proper spacing and growth. Estimated yield per 100-ft. row is based on optimum growth, so it could be different from Family to Family.
Follow these guidelines for optimum yields:
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