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(Photo courtesty of Elaine Weiss)
Farmerettes from the Pennsylvania Land Army unit wave for the camera.

Nov. 22, 2010

"Fruits of Victory: The Woman's Land Army of America in the Great War" author Elaine Weiss recounts the role that the Women’s Land Army played in sustaining local farms during World War I. And Linda Paul and Rich Cahan return for a third time to Altgeld Gardens. Residents of the far south side community have a lot to say about the need for fresh food and community shopping options and the possibilities they see in a growing program that gives new life to the community’s name.