STORY AT-A-GLANCE
During times of crisis, staple foods and plants you know will grow well are ideal; it’s not the time to be trying out experimental varieties
Choose vegetables that can be canned, fermented or pickled so you can eat them at your leisure, or those that can be stored for months without the need for refrigeration
Top foods to plant in troubled times include potatoes, green beans, heirloom onions, carrots, winter squash and okra
In addition to providing you with fresh vegetables without a trip to the grocery store, gardening is a simple way to reduce stress — another important benefit during times of crisis

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