Amongst that day’s news on Shoreham was a story that the Convalescents in khaki at Shoreham planned to turn their camp into a ‘market garden city’. Between the hutments spread across almost 350 acres of the Downs they grew vegetables. The south-facing slopes where the huts are built would have produced good crops.
Check out the full story in the West Sussex Gazette:
(West Sussex Gazette, 23/3/1916)
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