Tim Nason, interviewed by Anu Dudley, September 20, 2003, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.

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NA 3073 (local)
September 20 2003 (Date created)

Nason speaks about moving to Maine from Massachusetts; returning to a more traditional way of life; growing their own food and raising their own livestock; learning organic farming from his neighbors and books; opening and operating a natural foods store in Kennebunkport, Maine; MOFGA and the Maine Extension Service; becoming editor of the MOFGA newsletter; rural skills; MOFGA as an activist organization; MOFGA’s future; the Food Co-op Movement; becoming involved in democratic politics; Chellie Pingree and Common Cause; genetic engineering; the Conservation Commission; expanding MOFGA to new audiences; and the need for aggressive marketing.

Creator and/or Contributor
Tim Nason (interviewee), Anu Dudley (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Organic farming (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Rural life (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Small business owners (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Maine Organic Farmers' and Gardeners' Association (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Grocery stores (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Political activism (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Cooperatives (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Marketing (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Nonprofit organizations (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Back-to-the-land movements (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Self reliant living (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Newsletters (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Community (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Agricultural colleges (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1972 - 2003
Geographic Coverage
Unity, Maine (Geonames)
Kennebunkport, Maine (Geonames)
Dresden, Maine (Geonames)
Brookline, Massachusetts (Geonames)
North Berwick, Maine (Geonames)
Lewiston, Maine (Geonames)
Alfred, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Tim Nason (interviewee)
Anu Dudley (interviewer)
Related Subjects:
Jean English (subject)
Tom Roberts (subject)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA3073