Grace Gershuny on the evolution of the organic food movement

Learning from History, Going on From Here  (originally published on Grace’s blog, Organic Revolutionary) The world has changed considerably in the forty years since I attended my first NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association) Conference–then also billed as a “celebration of rural life.” So too has the organization, which has gone from a marginal little group …

By Grace Gershuny | November 2nd, 2018 | Article Archive, Grace Gershuny, Green & Food Politics, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |

Teaming with Black activists and microbes for the soul of organic

by Grace Gershuny, [Originally posted at http://www.organic-revolutionary.com/single-post/2017/05/29/Teaming-with-Black-activists-and-microbes-for-the-soul-of-organic] I tend to be a big picture thinker, and have always just assumed that the connections between organic agriculture and social justice were self-evident. Yet clearly many others don’t see this connection, and believe that with the advent of a federally mandated organic certification and marketing program, organic …

By Grace Gershuny | September 18th, 2017 | Article Archive, Grace Gershuny, Social Ecology Blog | 1 Comments |

An organic revolutionary in South Korea

by Grace Gershuny Last October I had the opportunity to deliver a talk at a conference in Goesan province, South Korea. The Regional Conference on Marketing & Innovation in Organic Farming was co-sponsored by IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements) with the Goesan provincial government. My presentation, co-authored by former IFOAM President Katherine DiMatteo, …

By Grace Gershuny | January 8th, 2016 | Article Archive, Grace Gershuny, Social Ecology Blog | 0 Comments |