What Did the Slaves Eat?

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Most slaves did not get quality feeding from their masters hence they mostly ate what was grown on the farms and any excesses available. Their monthly allowance of food was about eight pounds of pork, some fish, and one bushel of corn meal. During summer months, they received a little butter milk and some vegetables.
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A normal Roman diet actually varied widely depending on the class of citizen. Poor Romans ate mostly vegetables with porridge and bread, having an occasional piece of meat when available
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Which slaves? Those in ancient Rome or Greece would eat whatever their masters ate, except in a much simpler and coarser form (basically just bread, cheese, some meat if lucky and
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The slave that didn't eat probably starved.
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Actually slaves were fed decently. As long as the plantation was doing well. It made sense since that was the workforce for the Plantation. They had their own kitchens and usually
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The slaves in the cotton plantations grew their own food and sometimes their owners would give them pots and pans to cook. Some slave owners may give them a little meat and maybe some corn bread. Sometimes the children would be sent to go and fish in the river to supplement what they were given..
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