Uncle Sam Turns Pied Piper
<p>Back in the late teens of the
20<sup>th</sup> Century, domestic food supply was definitely on the Federal
Government’s mind in the United States. This poster depicts an
Uncle Sam turned Pied Piper leading a group of children off to fight the war as
members of the School Garden Army and planting a garden. School gardens have
received some renewed attention in recent years, thanks largely to the hard work
of many private organizations. </p>
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<a href=”http://www.grit.com/biographies/oscar-h-will” target=_self>Hank Will</a>
<em> raises hair sheep, heritage cattle and many varieties of open-pollinated corn with his wife, Karen, on their rural Osage County, Kansas farm. His home life is a perfect complement to his professional life as editor in chief at GRIT and Capper’s Farmer magazines. Connect with him on </em>
<a title=Google+ href=”https://plus.google.com/u/0/117459637128204205101/posts” target=_blank rel=author>Google+</a>.</p>
Persimmons: Sweet as Pie
Plant persimmon trees in zones 4 to 9 and harvest sweet fruit for delicious recipes of cupcakes, custard pies, sweet breads, iced cookies.
The Narragansett Turkey Breed
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Welcome Window Boxes
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