Grace Gershuny

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Grace Gershuny (she/her) is widely known as an author, educator and organic consultant. In the 1990’s she served on the staff of USDA’s National Organic Program, where she helped write the regulations. She learned much of what she knows through her longtime involvement with the grassroots organic movement, where she organized conferences and educational events and developed an early organic certification program for the Northeast Organic Farming Association (NOFA).

Grace is a co-founder and Board Member of the Cooperation Vermont Community Land Trust. She currently serves on the Board of the Vermont Healthy Soils Coalition and has served on the ISE faculty since 1986. Her most recent book is Organic Revolutionary: A Memoir of the Movement for Real Food, Planetary Healing, and Human Liberation (2020, Black Rose Books). She lives with her partner on a ten-acre homestead in Barnet, VT which she looks forward to sharing with a new generation of land stewards.