“The Lebanese must grow their own food, waging what Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of the militia and political party Hezbollah, has called ‘agricultural jihad.’” Winter food has become difficult to keep stocked and the Lebanese people are going through a crisis.
Lebanon once imported 80% of its food.
300,000 people have been displaced by disaster this month.
Lebanese account holders can only withdraw a few hundred dollars per week.
The Lebanese pound has lost 80% of its value.
Small space farmers are growing tomatoes, beans, cucumbers, zucchini, strawberries, eggplant, greens, and herbs. Winter food is now more crucial than ever with the situation in the country.
Home livestock is making a comeback with chickens and goats.