Farming is the process of getting food. The food you can get from this process are potatoes and beets
The cropplot is an item able to be crafted. It can store up to 3 beets or potatoes at a time if harvested it will give you double what you put in so you can put one for farming and one for eating. The cropplot is classified as a placable
Beets and potatoes
These items are first found in barrels. However if you have got some you can plant them for more. They can both be eaten raw and both can be cooked. The potato is easy to get as you get double the amount for cropplot.