Victory Gardens

Victory Gardens

From the White House to My House

Streaming Video - 2013
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According to guest Rose Hayden Smith, an expert on gardening and U.S. history, "The Victory Gardens of World War I and World War II helped Americans weather hard times. They helped the family budget; improved dietary practices; reduced the food mile and saved fuel; beautified communities; and empowered every citizen to contribute to a national effort." The current struggling economy has caused a resurgence of victory gardens across America, and one of the most well-known was recently planted at the White House. Filmed in Washington, D.C., and Boston, Massachusetts, this episode focuses on what a victory garden is, who is responsible for "planting the idea" at the White House, and how viewers can create their own garden on a shoestring budget of only
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2010.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sd., col.


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