As Spring frosts damage orchards and delay planting, and early snow falls in Australia, the growing season is shortening appreciably — and as a result, food shortages and price increases are going global. Meanwhile, the media blames this on distractions. Time to start growing your own food today! Christian breaks it down.

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Europe Frosts:

Austria – Not much Swiss asparagus available due to the weather

Lebanon – Snow blocks roads, damages crops across the country


USA – How to cope with a cold and soggy planting season

USA – Planting crops delayed again and weather isn’t promising in Indiana



Shifting consumer perceptions of “food”:

Eat moldy bread, green potatoes:

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