The Victory Garden | Then and Now

"No unemployment insurance can be compared to an alliance between man and a plot of land."  -  Henry Ford What Is a Victory Garden? Committees of civilians set up local Victory Garden programs across the country. A guide for these committees, endorsed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, stated that, “The beautification of the home and community by gardening provides healthful physical exercise, recreation, definite release from war stress and strain.” From US Dept. of Agriculture: [...]