Mort Mather, interviewed by Pamela Dean, September 22, 2000, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.

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NA 2634 (local)
September 22 2000 (Date created)

Mather talks about his career as a stage manager in New York and Ogunquit, Maine; moving to Maine and becoming a subsistence farmer; relationship with local community; harvesting wheat with a combine vs. a scythe; involvement in MOFGA; spreading manure from a pickup truck and the manure pitch at the Common Ground Fair; market gardening; and his feelings about the Common Ground Fair.

Creator and/or Contributor
Mort Mather (interviewee), Pamela Dean (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Theater managers (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Neighbors (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Subsistence farming (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Agricultural implements (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Agricultural fairs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Maine Organic Farmers' and Gardeners' Association (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Manures (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Farmers' Markets (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
before 2000 CE
Geographic Coverage
New York, New York (Geonames)
Ogunquit, Maine (Geonames)
Unity, Maine (Geonames)
Maine, United States (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Mort Mather (interviewee)
Pamela Dean (interviewer)
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