Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas

During both World Wars, many civilian women took up jobs in agriculture, replacing those men who went to war. The women who worked for the Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the First World War the Land Army had a full-time membership of 23,000 members. The number exceeded 80,000 during the Second World War.

pin 407
heart 21
speech 1

At harvest time, Harlow Common (1943). Follow link to read Mary's story.The land girls were formed in 1939 to do the jobs on farms for the men gone off to war. This is England .We had the same in the U.S.

pin 62
heart 5
speech 1

London in the 1920's - A Breton onion seller. Onion Johnnies are Breton farmers and agricultural labourers.

pin 22
heart 2

As someone with a degree in HR and as a manager that has interviewed many job applicants, I am always impressed by interviewees who ask well thought out questions. All of these questions give the impression that you are interested in the company and your

pin 6
heart 1
speech 2

On the trail of the land grabbers: The British imperialists snapping up swathes of Africa to cash in on the world's food shortage - and forcing out small farmers

pin 40
heart 3
speech 1

Resource Book for Permaculture. Permies and would be permies, listen up! this is one of 26 free ebooks about permaculture and related topics available to download on this website, you just have create an account first (it's easy). With a U.K. bias but I'm sure anyone interested in permaculture will find something here. I've no links to the site BTW! just want to spread the knowledge around :-)

pin 22
heart 1
speech 1

Acknowledging women's role in the sustainable food movement

Patriotic Poster ★ Women's Land Army of the U.S. Crop Corps Recruitment Poster from 1943 World War II, Pitch in and Help! Join the Women's Land Army of the U.S. Crop Corps, text over a collage women with Women's Land Army armbands performing assorted farm

pin 22
heart 1
speech 1

WWII jumpsuits this is what women wore while working in factory's and other areas, while our proud men were in the Military

pin 305
heart 23
speech 1

front yard vegetable garden | War on Home Gardens - Canada Town Outlaws Food Self-Sufficiency ...

pin 11
heart 1

Jobs of the Future - Not so long ago, no one had ever heard of a SEO writer, a doula or a digital media consultant. But today these professionals are in high demand. Photo of Vertical farming. Food Chemist; Elderly care consultant or Death Doula; Privacy expert or Hackschooling Expert