Organic Revolutionary at the Mansonville Farmers Market
Reading and book signing
Mansonville Farmers Market
Historic Round Barn, Main Street
Sunday, September 25 at 172 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002
"The Revolution Begins with Food" Talk at Bluestockings
In Organic Revolutionary: A Memoir of the Movement for Real Food, Planetary Healing, and Human Liberation, Grace Gershuny traces the evolution of the organic movement and her experiences as a grassroots organizer that led to her work in helping develop organic standards for USDA. Grace will discuss some of the influences on her own thinking, such as the work of social ecologist Murray Bookchin, and challenge participants to become organic revolutionaries.
Wednesday, November 16 Vermont History Center, Barre
Freaks, Radicals, and Hippies: Counterculture in 1970s Vermont Exhibit Open House
The decade of the 1970s was a crucial turning point for food and agriculture in Vermont and nation-wide. Vermonters, both longtime farmers and new commune members, began experimenting with organic agriculture, heirloom seeds, locally sourced produce, food buyers’ cooperatives, and farmers’ markets. A new exhibit from the Vermont Historical Society, based on two years of research, highlights the important role that food played in the counterculture movements of the 1970s.
6:00 – 8:00 pm
An open house to explore the exhibit and a talk by Grace Gershuny, organic agriculture pioneer and author of the newly released book Organic Revolutionary: A Memoir of the Movement for Real Food, Planetary Healing, and Human Liberation.
This event is co-sponsored by NOFA-VT, VT FEED, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food, and Markets, and the Vermont Historical Society.
For more information on the Vermont 1970s project, the exhibit, and this event, please visit vermonthistory.org/vt70s or call 479-8500.
Wednesday, November 30 in Omaha, Nebraska
ECO-AG 2016 - Pre-Conference Intensive
With Gary Zimmer. Discussing conversion to organic and the inspection/certification process.