It's Easy Eating Green! 7 Pick-and-Eat Crops for Your Kids' Vegetable Garden

I swear, the sun comes out for 48 contiguous hours in Portland and I'm ready to wear flip-flops and play in the dirt. This year, I'm going to try to kill two birds with one stone and fill my veggie garden with pick-and-eat crops. Gardening with kids is one of the best and most enjoyable ways to expose them to more vegetables. Frankly, I'm ready to give the dinner table tension a rest, and when we're gardening, vegetables are just part of the fun. Here are my favorite pick-and-eat vegetables - easy to grow, even for the novice gardener. If you don't have garden space, plant them in a pot. In a matter of weeks, you'll be able to tell the kids they've grown their own snacks. Click through for 7 pick-and-eat crops from your kids' vegetable garden! -By Asha Dornfest


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