Read more about the exciting wartime history of carrots on the Carrot Museum website (I don’t get to type that sentence very often!)
Another of our blogposts on the interesting story about how diets and rationing were linked to WW2 through the pioneering work of nutritionist Elsie Widdowson:
Sadly I believe that the Tomato Museum on Guernsey (mentioned in the BBC TV 1990s The Wartime Kitchen Garden series) is no more.
It’s amazing what you find when you’re researching animal nutrition …
Posted by Mark Norris, World War Zoo Gardens project, Newquay Zoo, 18 October 2016