Global Q&A: ‘Do you think more people should grow their own fruits and vegetables?’

October 23, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Awareness of the rewards of growing one’s own fruit and vegetables is present. People enjoy the activity, and like being able to control what plants are grown and what fertilizers are used, to avoid the use of agrochemicals and transgenics. This is what Epoch Times reporters from areas such as Peru to Australia discovered when they asked locals, “Do you think more people should grow their own fruit and vegetables?”

Look for the Global Q&A column every week. Epoch Times correspondents interview people around the world to learn about their lives and perspectives on local and global realities. Next week’s global question, “Is democracy worth ‘fighting’ for?”