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'Make America Green Again' Is A New Campaign To Bring Back 'Victory Gardens'

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Limiting plastic use and adding plant-based meals to our diets are easy and common ways to fight climate change. Another fulfilling way to participate is by creating and maintaining a local garden, whether in a community area or at home. Green America is bringing back “Victory Gardens” from earlier World Wars, only changing the focus to winning against carbon emissions.

When the United States were fighting in World War I and II, local communities and troops were supported by fruits and vegetables from Victory Gardens. A massive push led to eight million tons of food, or 40 percent of the produce consumed in the US, grown by close to 20 million gardens by 1944.