I consider this to be one of the most important messages I have made as a designer activist: there is ground all around us that can and should be cultivated. It's in empty city lots, on rooftops, in window boxes, and other surprising nooks and crannies. This image is inspired by a 1944 Garden for Victory poster that also featured a foot and pitchfork along with the slogan, "Groundwork for Victory." The setting then was the suburban or rural lawn--our setting now is the urban food deserts. Urban farming as a source of nutrition and education has to be part of our future.
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This art print is part of a self-commissioned poster campaign committed to civic innovation and social progress-- better food, better gardens, better cities. It is artful advocacy for the modern homefront.
Be sure to see the website at http://www.victorygardenoftomorrow.com/.
WPA Gothic font by Stephen Coles
Offset press - printed in Portland, Oregon
80# Cover, acid free paper, Mohawk Options FSC certified recycled content
12 in x 18 in.
Ships flat in a protective sleeve or tube.