Student Writing Prompt
of the many missions of the US Department of Agriculture is to produce
"how-to" publications for farmers, homesteaders and other
related parties on topic related to the production, preservation, preparation
and transportation of food to assure food safety.
the 1930's, after getting an advanced education, you became an employee
of this government agency. Since you were originally from the Midwest,
your supervisor instructed you to write instructions for food preservation
in the Ozarks. Write clear step-by-step instructions on how to preserve
vegetables both in the winter and in the summer. Include at least three
methods for winter preservation when canning is not available. Remember
to keep it simple; many people in rural areas only have an elementary
education if even that!
reading: Farm Life segment of Old