Ellis Percy, interviewed by Anu Dudley, September 20, 2002, at the Common Ground Fair in Unity, Maine.

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NA 3262 (local)
September 20 2002 (Date created)

Percy discusses Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association and the Common Ground Fair; moving to Maine as part of the back-to-the-land movement in the mid 1970s; getting involved in MOFGA through being a vendor at the fair; his leadership roles; criteria used during the search for a new fairground; finding and purchasing the Unity property; his hopes for the future of the fairgrounds; and the importance of MOFGA.

Creator and/or Contributor
Ellis Percy (interviewee), Anu Dudley (interviewer)
English (Languages)
Other Subject Headings
Back-to-the-land movments (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Community (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Organic farming (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Dairy Farming (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Food preservation (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Maine Organic Farmers' and Gardeners' Association (Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH))
Agricultural fairs (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Dowsing (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Livestock exhibitions (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Education (Ethnographic Thesaurus (ET))
Geographic Coverage
Jefferson, Maine (Geonames)
Unity, Maine (Geonames)
Boothbay, Maine (Geonames)
Chelsea, Maine (Geonames)
Whitefield, Maine (Geonames)
Bath, Maine (Geonames)
Litchfield, Maine (Geonames)
Alna, Maine (Geonames)
Windsor, Maine (Geonames)
Augusta, Maine (Geonames)
Fryeburg, Maine (Geonames)
Related Entities:
Ellis Percy (interviewee)
Anu Dudley (interviewer)
Related Subjects:
C. R. Lawn (subject)
Russell Libby (subject)
Matthew Strong (subject)
Related Objects
First page of the transcript for NA 3262