This article from the Daily Mail:-
Families are increasingly turning to homegrown produce as household budgets are squeezed by Britain's troubled economy and soaring food prices.
The share of all fruit and vegetables consumed in the UK which were grown in allotments or gardens went up from 2.9 per cent to 5 per cent between 2008 and 2011, official statistics show, an increase of nearly 70 per cent.
Eggs from home-reared chickens rose from 3.2 per cent to 5.7 per cent.
Beans are the most popular homegrown item - one in three eaten in Britain were self-grown.
Ten per cent of strawberries and raspberries were grown at home, along with 9 per cent of apples, 7 per cent of potatoes and 6 per cent of tomatoes.
The average Briton ate 3.5oz. of home-grown fruit and veg weekly in 2011, up more than a third on 2010, according to the survey of 6,000 households by the Dept. for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Personally, I am surprised that these figures aren't higher (they should have done a survey amongst the UKVG
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