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New York Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix

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Creamed, Canned and Frozen: How the Great Depression Revamped U.S. Diets

During the Depression, cheap, nutritious and filling food was prioritized — often at the expense of taste. Although today the trend is "fresh," food preservation has been historically important. This article can help students see the impact of the Great Depression on American diets.


Andy Coe and Jane Ziegelman

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