Housewives pledged to:
- use all leftovers
- adhere to voluntary rationing plans such as wheatless Mondays and porkless Saturdays
- plant a kitchen garden
- preserve their garden's excess
As part of the war effort, Girl Scouts pledged to "give up candy and soda water". Perhaps the children of today need a more noble cause to help them make better food and beverage choices. If not for themselves, then whom?
Juliette Gordon Low-The Remarkable Founder of the Girl Scouts, Stacy Cordery, 2012