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Michelle Obama working in the white house garden with children. In our current time, government-endorsed gardening has once again become an important political policy. Through the urging of Michelle Obama, the Let's Move! was established. This…

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Man with a pitchfork and Woman holding a basket of vegetables. This image encourages men and women to participate in increasing the food supply. Men and women are invited to take a break during the summer months to fight the war effort on a different…

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Victory garden handbook and advice manual informing and advising the home front population on how to grow a proper victory garden.

Local governments provided manuals to instruct the home front population on the proper and best way to grow a…

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Poster of vegetable farm garden being watered. This propaganda poster encourages the home front to grow the type of garden that will supply an abundance of food.The poster tells the home front to grow a "Farm Garden", which reflects the idea that a…

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A girl holding a basket of vegetables and a hoe. Even though growing a victory garden actually required labor intensive work, propaganda posters emphasized the ease of having fresh vegetables, full of vitamins, in close proximity. The home front…

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This timeline highlights the major periods in American history where the government endorsed and encouraged the United States to participate in the growing of a garden. It shows that government-endorsed gardening is deeply rooted in United States…

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Under the Obama administration, Michelle Obama has implemented the Let's Move! plan to encourage healthy eating habits. Schools are encouraged to allow the students to grow and eat vegetables. In our current time, government-endorsed gardening has…

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The cover of Michelle Obama's book. This book demonstrates the continuity of the policy of government-endorsed gardening. The book includes advice and instruction on gardening and it also talks about how to make different types of meals using the…

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White house staff collecting vegetables in the garden. A photograph form Michelle Obama's book. The white house kitchen staff tends the vegetable garden that Michelle Obama wanted planted as a way to show the American population that gardening and…

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Under the Obama administration, Michelle Obama has implemented the Let's Move! plan to encourage healthy eating habits. Parents are encouraged to make their children live healthy lives. In our current time, government-endorsed gardening has once…
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