Food is Everybody's Business
This handbook describes Canada's Food Conservation Program and details the factors contributing to the increasing demand for domestic food production.
Temporary Ration Card
Temporary ration cards were issued to members of the armed forces on leave or visitors to Canada, such as tourists. The coupons had the same value as those in standard ration books but had no expiry date.
The Wartime Garden
This detailed bulletin offers advice for small- and large-scale vegetable gardens and outlines methods for soil preparation, planting, and cultivation.
Growing food in wartime
This pamphlet urges civilians with small backyards to produce their own healthy vegetables and offers advice on how to do so under wartime conditions.
Temporary ration card
During the Second World War, Canadians became accustomed to carrying coupons for most commodities, such as this temporary ration card.
"The Lunch Box is on the march"
This pamphlet offers ideas for healthy lunches based on Canada's official food rules and food groups.
Make the most of your meat ration
This pamphlet emphasizes preparation and preservation methods to extend one's meat ration.
Eat like the RCAF
Inspired by a Royal Canadian Air Force film entitled "Training Tables," this booklet was aimed at improving nutritional standards by encouraging Canadian civilians to eat as well as the men and women in uniform.
Using less sugar
Civilians were encouraged to be conservative with rationed food items. This document offers recipes for desserts, taking into account the strict rationing of sugar.
Foods for the post-war family
This guide provides rules for post-war healthy eating, approved by the Canadian Council on Nutrition.