Ham Robbins, interviewed by Jamie Moriera, September 22, 2002, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.

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NA 3091 (local)
September 22 2002 (Date created)

Robbins discusses his involvement with the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association; evolution of MOFGA’s decision to take on a mortgage for land; issues with vendors who misrepresented themselves for access to the fair; development of the fair committee; his work with the fair’s medical tent; common medical issues at the fair; the value of the Common Ground Fair; becoming litigation-aware; safety issues that must be watched for; an incident with panicked sheep; and the first aid system at the fair.

Creator and/or Contributor
Ham Robbins (interviewee), James Moreira (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Agricultural fairs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Maine Organic Farmers' and Gardeners' Association (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
First aid (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Law (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Restaurants (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Planning (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Medical technicians (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Accidents (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1970 - 2002
Geographic Coverage
Unity, Maine (Geonames)
Hampden, Maine (Geonames)
Readfield, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Ham Robbins (interviewee)
James Moreira (interviewer)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA 3091