Allotments for all; the story of a great movement 1918

Screen Shot 2013-10-06 at 14.41.32

Allotments for all; the story of a great movement

Gerald W. Butcher

Superintendent and Instructor, The Vacant Land Cultivation Society

Hon. Organizing Director, London and Southern Section of the National Union of Allotment Holders

Member of Executive, National Union of Allotment Holders

Not until a year ago were allotment gardens officially regarded as a factor of importance in the sense that they contributed substantially to the home-grown food supplies of this country. It required a Great War to do this, and the recognition of the necessity for greatly increasing the area of land under cultivation has opened the eyes of the Government to the vast potentialities arising out of the simple process of forging a link between unused land and the spare-time worker. . . Full text available, click here

 

Leave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.