Eating more plants has created a new consumer: The Flexitarian. 23 Million Americans identify as flexitarian. 30% are eating more plants – and 38% go meatless at least once per week (Mintel).
The number of vegetarian products have doubled over the past five years, from meatless burgers to meatless jerky. The result: Yearly meat consumption per person has fallen 15% since 2006. Many who are eating less meat are taking control by growing edibles rich in protein at home.
Here are 10 protein-rich foods you can grow in your home garden:
- Sunflower Seeds
Clean, sustainably sourced food – from our own backyard or patio – was recently identified as a trend at the Global Wellness Summit.