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The Ministry of Food – looks back at WW2’s Kitchen Front

ministryfoodBook to accompany a major exhibition at the Imperial War Museum.

The Ministry of Food at the Imperial War Museum, Britain

The Ministry of Food examines how the British public adapted to food shortages during the Second World War, learning how to be both frugal and inventive on the ‘Kitchen Front’.

Marking the seventieth anniversary of the introduction of food rationing in Britain, the exhibition shows that growing your own food, eating seasonal fruit and vegetables, reducing imports, recycling, and healthy nutrition were just as important in 1940 as they are today.

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March 21, 2010   Comments Off on The Ministry of Food – looks back at WW2’s Kitchen Front