7 results found for: subject:"Organic farming--Certification"

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Hall-Beyer, Bart

Life under your feet

Lecture at NOFA conference on soil microbiota (bacteria, protozoans, algae, nematodes, and fungi).

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

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 3

History of NOFA, part 3: changes in NOFA in the 1980s; NOFA had chance to be a cooperative cooperative and failed because of lack of state support and because influence of national wholesalers. (00:03:10) NOFA made decision to rotate meetings monthly from Hanover to some other area, targeting areas where they wanted to organize. (00:05:50) Grant to fund apprentice proje... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

2015 Aug. 18

Johnson, Al

Al Johnson oral history with Leslie Cox and Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Al Johnson, Board of Directors, NOFA New Jersey, managed an educational farm, and organic inspector. Came to farming after getting ill in second grade and changed to a healthier diet; getting into composting while on a maintenance crew at Cape Cod from an environmental point of view, began growing the next spring; in graduate school in environmental ed... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

2015 Aug. 18

Duesing, Bill

Bill Duesing oral history with Leslie Cox and Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Bill Duesing of Oxford, Conn., a Yale graduate and leader in the Connecticut branch of the Northeast Organic Farming Association. Start in organic agriculture as member of an environmental art group at Yale; late 1971 found land near Oxford and learned of first organic farming meeting in Vermont, attended first conference at High Mowing, Samuel Kaymen'... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

2015 Aug. 14

Kure-Jensen, Sanne

Sanne Kure-Jensen oral history with Leslie Cox and Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Sanne Kure-Jensen, organic farmer from Rhode Island and participant in organic land care program. Has worked as a organic farmer, gardener, and landscape designer; memories of going to Organic Land Care Program in Connecticut, later getting invited to be a reviewer (00:05:25); involvements in local arboretum, local land trusts, and other activities, wo... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records

2015 Aug. 17

Henderson, Elizabeth, 1943-

Elizabeth Henderson oral history with Leslie Cox and Robert S. Cox

Amherst (Mass.) - Conversation with Elizabeth Henderson, organic farmer since 1979. Came to organic agriculture after her husband was killed in a car crash; had been academic in Slavic languages and literature at Boston University; the crash and her hatred of academic hierarchy led her to change life course; behavior of John Silber at BU led her to question her commitments and found the ... more

Northeast Organic Farming Association Records