February 1943
Education Digest;Feb1943, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p14
The article reveals that almost every school in Great Britain grows some of its own food. In some cases the food grown is sufficient enough to sell to the general public, in others only enough to take care of the school's own requirements. In some schools, horticultural and agricultural instruction have always been part of the curriculum.


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