Will Brinton, interviewed by Pamela Dean, September 23, 2000, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.

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September 23 2000 (Bulk dates)

Brinton talks about his family’s garden when he was growing upper; his father’s bread; moving to Maine; social, agricultural, and environmental activism in the 1960s and 1970s; studying agriculture at the University of Maine; his mentors, including the Nearings, Benjamin and Marjory Spock, and Rachel Carson; early involvement with MOFGA; his soil testing laboratory; involvement in the Common Ground Fair; introduction of large-scale composting; school composting programs; biotechnology; and conflicts between technological culture and natural living. 

Creator and/or Contributor
Will Brinton (interviewee), Pamela Dean (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Vegetable gardening (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Maine Organic Farmers' and Gardeners' Association (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Breads (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Environmental movements (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Social movements (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Agricultural colleges (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Agricultural fairs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Soil science (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Composting (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Culture conflict (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Biotechnology (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
before 2000 CE
Geographic Coverage
Unity, Maine (Geonames)
Orono, Maine (Geonames)
Maine, United States (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Will Brinton (interviewee)
Pamela Dean (interviewer)
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