Richard Kipp, interviewed by Anu Dudley, September 25th, 2004, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.

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September 25 2004 (Date created)

Kipp discusses being transferred by the Navy from his home in Wisconsin to the Brunswick Naval Air Station; his interest energy efficiency and machines at the Common Ground Fair that lead him to volunteer every year from 1980-1988; joining the Grounds Committee to plan for the move from Windsor to Unity; taking over the official Grounds Maintenance job and his vision for the fairgrounds to focus in on outreach and educating young people about the importance of independent/organic agriculture; changes MOFGA has made to become more inclusive of the general public; stories about grounds maintenance changes over the 20 year time span he was there; his future ideas for the fairgrounds to bring in year-round income such as camping and an indoor horse rink; several of his fondest fair memories; his childhood memories of Wisconsin agriculture.

Creator and/or Contributor
Richard "Rick" Kipp (interviewee), Anu Dudley (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Agricultural fairs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Volunteers (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Navies (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Management (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Education (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Organic farming (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Agriculture (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Energy conservation (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
before 2004 CE
Geographic Coverage
Unity, Maine (Geonames)
Brunswick, Maine (Geonames)
Wisconsin, United States (Geonames)
Windsor, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Richard "Rick" Kipp (interviewee)
Anu Dudley (interviewer)
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