Modern History of Community Gardens

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June 19, 2012 by Zee

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Although community gardens and domestic agriculture have been around since the formation of civilization, the return to the popularity of domestic growing was most prevalent last during the great depression.

Victory gardens was a government encouraged initiative for local communities to grow their own food in an indirect effort to support the war.

Because the agricultural workforce was deployed and food distribution efforts were limited; relief gardens, planted in public parks and neighborhood  yards and lots, supplemented the food rations supplies by the government.

It also allowed people to connect as a community, and boosted morale by allowing people to contribute [indirectly] to the nation uniting war effort.


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