Farm scene near St. John's, ca. 1790

Farm scene near St. John's, ca. 1790
Agriculture became more widespread in Newfoundland during the early 1800s. Many families cultivated vegetable gardens to supplement their earnings from the fishery.

From D.W. Prowse, A History of Newfoundland from the English, Colonial and Foreign Records (London: Macmillan, 1895) 319.

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