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Waste Nothing: Food Rationing in WWI

  • 101 Ferry Road
  • Bristol, RI 02809
  • Phone (401) 253-2707
  • Dates: August 8, 2019
  • Time: 5:00 PM
  • Price: Lecture Only: $25 Member, $30 Non-Member; Dinner and Lecture: $85 Member, $90 Non-Member
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From planting Victory Gardens to reducing meat consumption, Americans helped the war effort by changing their eating habits so they could send extra food to Europe. Learn more about directives from the U.S. government and how Blithewold family members responded with recipes, school gardens, and other local initiatives to grow and conserve food.