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How much is that vegetable on the allotment?

Trying to assess the value of an allotment is something that has preoccupied many minds and been the subject of considerable debate for more than two hundred years. more...

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Dig for Victory

A short film appealing to everyone during wartime to ‘Dig for victory’ by cultivating vegetables for the good of the country and their own better health. more...

Poster from a 1930s campaign copy

Allotment Gardens: A Reflection of History, Heritage, Community and Self

Allotment Gardens: A Reflection of History, Heritage, Community and Self by Lesley Acton 2011

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Allotments are small parcels of rented land, in rural and urban locations, used for growing fruits and vegetables for personal consumption.

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Dig For Victory

Dig For Victory

World War II campaign to Grow More Food

By 1938, Britain imported two-thirds of its total food supplies. more...