4 results found for: subject:"Kaymen, Samuel"

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1998

Gershuny, Grace

Grace Gershuny oral history on the Northeast Organic Farmers Association

Barnet (Vt.) - Oral history with Grace Gershuny on history of NOFA and her involvement [LOW AUDIO VOLUME]: (00:00:15) Began involvement with NOFA in about 1975 with people in her neighborhood interested in organizing a farmers' market. (00:08:13) Certification was hard sell in first few years, and few felt that it made a difference in their markets, but turning point came in 1984. (... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

1998

Houriet, Robert

Robert Houriet oral history and early history of Northeast Organic Farming Association part 1

Vermont - History of NOFA: (00:00:15) Samuel Kaymen and NOFA origins in lower east side of New York and development as part of the back to the land movement in the context of the "urban hip ghettos" and an urban to rural movement; influences include anarchism, Murray Bookchin, and LSD, which revealed contradiction between the natural ideal and the reality of life in the hip ghett... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

1998

Houriet, Robert

Robert Houriet oral history and early history of Northeast Organic Farming Association part 2

Vermont - History of NOFA (part 2): (00:01:40) What happened to NOFA is like what happened to many Movement groups with a generational shift, the old guard withdrew or burned out and were naive about succession; Samuel gradually withdrew as he became involved with family and his own business, leaving Houriet to pick up things and "organize [himself] out of a job." (00:11:06) New ... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

2015 Aug. 18

Gilman, Steve

Steve Gilman oral history with Leslie Cox and Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Steve Gilman of Saratoga, NY. Entry into organic farming through the back to the land movement in about 1970, though he had family background in gardens, transitioning from gardener to market gardener; got information from Rodale, the Nearings, Cooperative Extension, but began forming community connections and networks began to form, farmers' markets i... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records