This Day In History: 1917-07-07
The first meeting of the Mahwah Canning Club was held in the home of Mrs. Janes Devine, where the central kitchen as been established.
Mr. Hulburnt of the NJ Agricultural Dept. spoke on food conservation. He said that the efforts of the Mahwah community in this line has been brought to the attention of Mr. Hoover who asked for a detailed report on activities here.
Miss Helen Smith, an expert, demonstrates several days a week to show proper techniques at one of the 5 community kitchens. (Bristow)