Homegrown Food for Babies

This article originally appeared on theHipsterDad and was published on Sept 22, 2011.

Have you ever thought about making your own baby food?

Growing and preparing food for your baby is quick, easy and a great way to save some pennies while at the same time guaranteeing what you are putting into their body is healthy and natural. Below is a quick guide on how to whip up a tasty and nutritious meal for your child utilizing veggies from your garden or sourced directly from your local farmers market.

But first, a little background.

I love growing food. What started out as a hobby quickly became a full-blown obsession to see just how much food I could grow. In 2010 I launched the Home Grown Food Challenge, a month long attempt to eat only things grown, harvested and preserved from one’s garden. As I gear up for this year’s challenge, I can’t help but think about what a home grown meal would like like for my child, 11 month old baby Olive. Like all new parents, I’m obsessed with every little development my child makes and I’m willing to go the extra distance to help make each and every new experience for her as best as can be.

OK, now onto everybody’s favorite subject…Food!

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