Summerside’s War Effort During WWII

In the spring of 1943, the Health League of Canada started to promote “Victory Gardens.” It linked the growing of vegetables to good nutrition, which could provide “the maximum amount of pep and energy to do our wartime jobs.” The other benefit to growing produce in home gardens was the country’s increased ability to ship important farm crops to Great Britain.

Eric Duchemin

Directeur scientifique et formation du Laboratoire sur l'agriculture urbaine (AULAB)

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