Friday, August 7, 2015

Friday Farming: Agriphemera: Planning A Subsistence Homestead(1934)

I was doing some early morning net surfing, having awakened far too early this morning, and ran across this:
Agriphemera: Planning A Subsistence Homestead(1934): There was a time when the U.S. government encouraged families to live on a small section of rural land and provide for their own ...
I'm really amazed that the U.S. Government was publishing an item on subsistence farming in 1934.  I wonder, would this reflect conditions in the Great Depression?

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