4. Start a vegetable garden: Growing herbs and salad is a simple way to start a veg patch

Growing fruit and vegetables is a simple pleasure that connects you to the rhythm of the seasons and reminds you of just how good fresh produce tastes. For many of us the best thing to start with is herbs and salad.  They are easy, fast and cheap, not to mention declicious.

The-Day-Shrink-eGuide

INTRODUCTION
1: Introducing the Shrink

IN THE KITCHEN
2: Eat plants for a day
3: Shuffle your food
4: Start a vegetable garden
5: Build a compost heap
6: Make a seasonal meal 

ON THE ROAD
7: Take a purposeless walk
8: Cycle somewhere new
9: Let someone else drive
10: Improve your fuel economy
11: Research your motor
12: Plan a flightless holiday

AROUND THE HOME
13: Turn off your gadgets
14: Change a light bulb
15: Seal an air leak 
16: Control your heating
17: Control your cooling
18: Research your intensity
19: Research solar power
20: Save some water

KNOW YOUR STUFF
21: Declutter a room
22: Upcycle some junk
23: Choose a used product
24: Invest in good design
25: Recycle some waste

GET CREATIVE
26: Pay a person
27: Buy a quality offset
28: Plant a tree that sucks
29: Plant flowers for bees 
30: Support broader change 
 

Further reading on growing food:

How to start a vegetable garden that suits you
7 Vegetables that taste better home grown
What are you growing this year
One Hundred Dollar a Month
Vertical Veg