Mary and her family have been living on this quarter acre section for over 30 years, and what started as a spade and a hole in the ground has now become an abundant backyard bursting with life, producing plenty of food to share with her neighbours. In this short story, Mary shares her passion for gardening and inspires us to take control of our food.

In this extended version of Mary’s story, she shows us some of the tips she has learned to make gardening easy: