Dig for Victory Campaign Poster

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Date:1939 - 1945 (c.)

Description:This poster shows the type of crops to plant, and the yearly rotation.

During World War Two the Dig for Victory campaign encouraged people to transform gardens, parks and sports fields into allotments to grow vegetables. People also kept their own livestock ,chickens, rabbits and goats. Pig clubs were set up and about 6000 pigs were raised in gardens.


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Stafford Amateur Garden & Horticultural Society

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Source: Staffordshire County Record Office

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