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Seg. 1: Modern Victory Gardens | Seg. 2: Financing For Growing Families

Segment 1: An American tradition revived.

In their first iteration, victory gardens provided much needed food for Americans at home and abroad fighting World War I. Now the victory garden concept can be seen in community gardens helping social organizations and food pantries, which often struggle to stock and distribute fresh fruits and vegetables.

Segment 2, beginning at 22:00: One of life's greatest joys is often very, very expensive.

Congratulations — you're having a baby! The crib might be assembled and the car seat secured, but is your financial situation in as good a shape? Our Smart Money Experts returned with some things to consider while making arrangements for your growing family.

Steve Kraske is the host of KCUR's Up To Date. Follow him on Twitter @stevekraske.
Luke X. Martin is associate producer of KCUR’s Up To Date. Contact him at luke@kcur.org or on Twitter, @lukexmartin.