The 'Dig for Victory' campaign

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  • The 'Dig for Victory' campaign.
    • Included posters and leaflets used to educate people about the efficient use of food.
    • Men and women were encouraged to grow their own food.
    • People turned their lawns into vegetable gardens.
    • Open spaces were turned into allotments.
    • People began to keep hens, rabbits and even pigs to supplement their ration allowances.
    • 1939 over 800,000 allotments in Britain
      • this figure had almost doubled by 1943

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