Beedy Parker, interviewed by Anu Dudley, September 21, 2002, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.

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NA 3089 (local)
September 21 2002 (Date created)

Parker discusses Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association; joining MOFGA in the late 1970s; pesticide control in the state legislature in the 80s; starting the Common Ground Fair parade; the Public Policy Committee; MOFGA calling attention to how food is produced; the importance of marketing and staying small-scale; tension between the MOFGA office and the Common Ground Fair; and her favorite memories of the fair. 

Creator and/or Contributor
Beedy Parker (interviewee), Anu Dudley (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Agribusiness (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Back-to-the-land movements (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Rural life (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Consumerism (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Vegetable gardening (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Shipping industry (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Maine Organic Farmers' and Gardeners' Association (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Alternative education (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Political activism (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Pesticides (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Parades (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Public policy (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Local food movement (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Marketing (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Commerce (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Agency (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Agricultural fairs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Temporal Coverage
1975 - 2002
Geographic Coverage
Unity, Maine (Geonames)
Camden, Maine (Geonames)
Illinois, United States (Geonames)
Deer Isle, Maine (Geonames)
South America (Geonames)
United Kingdom (Geonames)
Augusta, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Beedy Parker (interviewee)
Anu Dudley (interviewer)
Related Subjects:
Chaitanya York (subject)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA 3089