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This is a really interesting post about the history of allotments. I wonder if they evolved in other countries at the same time?
Earlier this week we saw many households across the country observe darkness in remembrance and reflection of World War I.
Britain declared war on Germany and the repercussions to those on the fields and those left at home were vast. One thing I didn’t know was that this and the food shortages that followed sparked the creation of the local authority allotments that we know today.
These havens provided not only food but respite and little has changed in that respect. They provide food – OK it may be a bit small compared to what we are used to seeing in the supermarket or perhaps mis-shapen or gnarly every now and then, but…
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