Video: Russell Libby´s TEDxDirigo Talk

Subject: Russell Libby Talks about getting "Beyond the Roadrunner Economy"
Themes: 21st Century Environmental Issues
Age groups: Elementary School Middle School High School
Resource type: Video

Russell Libby (read his BIO and see is AWTT Portrait here) planted his first garden after getting free seeds at the end of fourth grade. His involvement with MOFGA started at the first Common Ground Country Fair in 1977 where he saw a connection between local, organic food and a strong Maine economy. He began participating in the Consortium for Maine Food Self-Reliance in 1979, and joined the MOFGA Board of Directors in 1983. After a dozen years on the Board, including two years as President, Russell became Executive Director in 1995. He has led MOFGA's growth over the past decade as the organization moved to the new Common Ground Education Center in Unity, expanded the Agricultural Services and Education programs, and created a subsidiary to run the Certification program.

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