The Wisdom in Our Ancestors Gardens

The roots for success run deep

Credit: Library of Congress and University of North Texas

War brought a great deal of change to the world, even to the family garden! Through propaganda and appealing to people’s patriotism, citizens were urged to grow as much of their own food as they could, so that there wouldn’t be a shortage of food, thereby allowing the government to send more food to the fighting soldiers. Railway cars that were…




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Carolyn McBride

Carolyn McBride

I’m a self-sufficiency enthusiast driven by the desire to learn. I’m a reader, a gardener, lover of good chocolate, coffee and life in the woods.

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