05/30/2012 02:36 pm ET

Grow Your Own Meal: One Mom's Backyard Solution To Hunger

Do you know where your next meal is coming from? Many Americans don't.

The latest statistics show in 2010 more than 17 million households were food insecure. Meet a mom who turned her food fears around and is now helping people throughout the U.S do the same.

Pouring seeds, and piling dirt -- that's how Holly Hirschberg and her helper Bill spend their days. Hirschberg started planting fruits and veggies when her husband lost his job during the recession.

"I didn't want to worry about feeding my family as well," Hirschberg said.