Jean English, interviewed by Anu Dudley, September 21, 2002, Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.

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NA 3063 (local)
September 21 2002 (Date created)

English talks about moving to Lincolnville, Maine in 1985; looking for and buying tillable land; farm budgets based on the Nearings model; having children; growing nursery crops for FEDCO; the specifics of growing bayberries; moving from farming to writing as a primary source of income; volunteering with MOFGA; becoming editor of the MOFGA newspaper; how the MOFGA newspaper has changed over the years; hopes for the newspaper’s future; the effects of genetic engineering on food and the environment; pest control; the purpose of MOFGA and the Common Ground Fair; the possibility of book publication; the connection MOFGA cultivates with the University of Maine; and the Maine State Grange. 

Creator and/or Contributor
Jean English (interviewee), Anu Dudley (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Organic farming (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Writing (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Parenting (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Maine Organic Farmers' and Gardeners' Association (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Newsletters (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Pest control (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Publications (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Agricultural colleges (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Maine state grange (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Editing (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Community (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1980 - 2002
Geographic Coverage
Lincolnville, Maine (Geonames)
Unity, Maine (Geonames)
Kentucky, United States (Geonames)
Amherst, Massachusetts (Geonames)
Brunswick, Maine (Geonames)
New Hampshire, United States (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Jean English (interviewee)
Anu Dudley (interviewer)
Related Subjects:
Russell Libby (subject)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA3063