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Gardening helping to ease concerns, stress

Posted at 6:37 AM, Nov 17, 2020

Staying healthy this year has never been more important, and the food we eat is helping families rebound from the pandemic.

More Americans are turning to the garden as a family-friendly and stress-relieving hobby.

It also helps ease growing concerns about food shortages as lockdowns slow the distribution of some U.S. crops.

Organic farmers like Linda Borghi say there's no better feeling than growing your own food.

Fruit and vegetable seed sales are up worldwide.

The popular Burpee seed company says it sold more seed in march 2020 than any time in its 144-year history.