Category: History

Relating to history as it pertains to food, dining, geography, landmarks, gardens, victory gardens, public places, historical events, and landmarks

Boston’s Fenway Victory Gardens, 75 Years Old and Still Growing Strong

Victory gardens? Does anyone remember them or know what they are? An updated version of the Victory Garden, television’s longest-running gardening show, is still airing on PBS these days, but the origin of the term dates back to the First World War. Victory Gardens, also called War Gardens, first appeared in America during World War […]

A Remembrance

At the end of this past March, my father, Dewey Lipe, transitioned in his sleep after a tremendous 14-year journey with Lewy Body dementia and Parkinson’s. Normally, my blog posts here are about food, cooking, and local agriculture, but I wanted to take this moment to remember my dad, who profoundly shaped my thinking about […]

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