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When the going gets tough, the tough get growing

By Hunter Cresswell

With panic buying, empty shelves in grocery stores and the scarcity of certain food items such as flour, the pandemic has brought food security concerns to the forefront, causing many to try and become more self-sustaining by growing their own food. As a result, seeds and plant starts are in higher demand this spring.

“I’m hearing concerns about food security and wanting to have a little self sufficiency,” Northern Seeds owner Catherine Wallenburg said.