The grow your own food movement is pretty trendy right now. And, why not? It’s a great way to reconnect with nature and get your hands back in the earth (even if you are container gardening). But why should you dedicate your limited time, effort and space to growing your own food? You can read a bunch of reports and studies as to the benefits, but I’ll present you with some simple reasons and health benefits as to why you should start gardening and growing your own food.