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By Nancy Schwalm
Lincoln Public Schools 

Lincoln High students get a first- hand look at local flora and little-known history on trip to Lewis and Clark Pass

 

September 11, 2019

Haden Jennings

Did you know that during World War II food shortages in Europe, parents were encouraged to forage the hillsides of Britain in search of prairie rose hips, vitamin C storehouses, to feed to their children to supplement war rations?

The government promoted this public health policy in response to an increase in scurvy, a disease resulting from a lack of vitamin c in the body. The Ministry of Food...



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