Known as a potager in France, a kitchen garden is simply part of a domestic garden that has been given over to the production of plants for food rather than for their ornamental properties. This is distinguished from a market garden, however, which produces crops for commercial consumption. A kitchen garden's produce will usually be consumed by the owner although some gardeners will swap their produce. During times of war, many people have used kitchen garden horticulture to boost their food intake. However, many people are now turning to it because they wish to avoid farmed foods and lower their carbon footprint since no transportation costs are involved.