An afternoon of talks on Devon’s WWI Food and Farming Project, that has been unearthing the role of potatoes, allotments, recipes, and what happened to Devon’s estates and gardeners during the WWI. A discovery of the importance of horticulture and agriculture in WWI, the different ways in which people rose to the challenge, the impact on their lives and on the future of estates.
|Anne Kaile||The importance of the potato in Devon 1914/18|
|Paul Cleave||Gooseberries for the fleet - food on the home front in Devon|
|April Marjoram||W J Godfrey, Exmouth horticulturalist in war and peace|
|Penny Lawrence||The request for allotments and the reluctant tenant|
When: Saturday 18th February 2017. 2pm - 5.00pm with a break for tea and cakes.
Where: Hannah's at Seale Hayne, Howton Lane, Newton Abbot, TQ12 6NQ.
Cost: £10 (DGT members); £12.50 (non-members).
How to book: A booking form can be downloaded here. Booking is essential. Please book before Wednesday 15th February 2017.