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V is for Victory

During WWII, the Pleasant Home was used as the local Red Cross station.
The civic activities sponsored by the Red Cross included rolling bandages, knitting for the troops, collecting scrap rubber and metal, and planting Victory Gardens. During WWII, local produce accounted for 40% of the food supply.

In our time of war, perhaps the most civic act we can perform is to look beyond nationality and improve the environment. Visitors were invited to take a soil V and place it in their favorite unused or forsaken lot. The V is embedded with MUSTARD and SWEET FIELD PEA seeds. The MUSTARD plant draws toxins out of the soil and the SWEET FIELD PEA fixes nitrogen. Both improve humus.

 

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V IS FOR VICTORY

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