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An allotment is a small area of land, let out at a nominal yearly rent by local government or independent allotment associations, for individuals to grow their own food. However, the humble allotment has a surprisingly turbulent history. Initially the right to an allotment was proposed as a charitable means by which the poor could grow their own food and stave off starvati...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published September 23rd 2008 by Shire (first published June 10th 2008)
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