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100 Years Later: The Return of the Victory Gardens


100 Years Later: The Return of the Victory Gardens

by Katelyn Brinkerhoff, Horticulture Educator

"The War Garden was the chrysalis. The Victory Garden is the butterfly."

- Victory Gardens Feed the Hungry: The Needs of Peace Demand the Increased Production of Food in America's Victory Gardens, by Charles Lathrop Pack, President of the National War Gardens Commission

The COVID-19 pandemic has sparked the interest of many new gardeners. Gardening is a way to have some control over your own personal food supply, as well as some comfort knowing that you will have fresh produce in your own backyard. This movement has been compared to the post-Wor...

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