We visited our friends at Jones Valley Teaching Farm to learn more about the mental, physical, and emotional benefits to gardening and farming. Not to mention, buying fresh produce, that’s locally sourced, is one of our favorite things. We took a tour of their downtown urban location, check it out in the video below.

Physical Benefits of Gardening: 

  • Fresh Air + Vitamin D Exposure
  • Increases Outdoor Movement
  • Increases Strength
  • Combats High Blood Pressure

Mental Benefits of Gardening: 

  • Clears your Head
  • Helps Maintain Mental Stability
  • Encourages Deeper Sleep
  • Reduces Anxiety and Depression

Emotional Benefits of Gardening: 

  • Invest in Something Bigger than Yourself
  • Sense of Responsibility
  • Reduces Stress
  • Connects us with Nature


Head to our Pack Pantry Youtube channel to watch more!


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