New Deal-Era Public Cannery in Virginia

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NPR’s All Things Considered featured a story about a public cannery in Prince Edward County, Virginia. A relic of the New Deal era, the public cannery allows members of the pubic to “walk in with bags of produce from their garden and walk out with preserved food.” During the New Deal and World War II, there were hundreds of public canneries across the country. Read or listen to the full story here.

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