Sowing the Seeds of Victory: American Gardening Programs of World War I by Rose Hayden-Smith
Published by McFarland on April 24th 2014
Genres: Social Science, Agriculture & Food, Military, United States
Len's Summary: Examines the War Garden Commission, the U S School Garden Army and the Women’s Land Army as well as the Victory Garden program, voluntary efforts to increase war-time food production creating a surplus for food relief to embattled Europe. All were part of a vast volunteer empire headed by wartime Federal Food Administrator Herbert Hoover.