Will Bonsell, interviewed by Pauleena MacDougall, September 23, 2000, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.

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NA 2628 (local)
September 23 2000 (Bulk dates)

Bonsell discusses getting started as an organic farmer; how his expectations have changed due to his experiences; economic aspects of farm life; food storage and other strategies for self-sufficient living; living a vegan lifestyle as an individual and as a farmer; relationship with local people and other organic farmers; involvement in MOFGA and the Common Ground Fair; changes in the fair over time; Scatterseed Project, to conserve genetic diversity of agricultural plants by saving heirloom varieties; and veganic farming. 

Creator and/or Contributor
Will Bonsell (interviewee), Pauleena MacDougall (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Agricultural fairs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Organic farms (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Vegans (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Back-to-the-land movements (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Food preservation (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Rural life (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Nonprofit organizations (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Neighbors (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1949 - 2000
Geographic Coverage
Industry, Maine (Geonames)
Waterville, Maine (Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names)
Belgrade, Maine (Geonames)
Unity, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Will Bonsell (interviewee)
Pauleena MacDougall (interviewer)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA 2628