In Conversation - Kitchen Soldiers: Feeding the Home Front in WWI

Event Date: 
Saturday, March 17, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Thunder Bay Public Library - Brodie Fireside Reading Room
Event Fee: 
Free. Everyone is welcome.

On Saturday, March 17 at 2 pm, Beverly Soloway from Lakehead’s History department will give a talk at the Brodie Library called Kitchen Soldiers: Feeding the Home Front in WWI.

During the First World War, the Lakehead – and all of Canada – undertook a plan of food control to provide for overseas soldiers and allies. This talk looks at how food regulations, thriftiness, and substitutions impacted Lakehead homes including a discussion on food, family meals, and suggested recipes.