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Chaddesden Magazine, October-2013.

Chaddesden Magazine, October-2013.

The original Women’s Institute was formed in Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada in 1897, as a branch of the Farmer’s Institute, bringing together women from isolated communities, offering training in home economics, child care, poultry keeping and animal husbandry. In 1915 Britain was at war and it was decided to form an organisation in this country to encourage women in rural communities to become involved in producing and preserving food to help increase……..

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