About the authors

Michelle Moon is Director of Interpretation and Program Evaluation at the Newark Museum in Newark, New Jersey, USA. She is the author of Interpreting Food at Museums and Historic Sites (2015) and has been active in food-related pro- gramming and community organizing for many years. Currently, she focuses on museums as social anchors and contributors to community resilience. Click here for Michelle’s website.

Cathy Stanton is a Senior Lecturer in Anthropology at Tufts University. She is a practitioner as well as a scholar of public history, with a particular focus on the uses of history and culture within both urban and rural redevelopment projects. Her current work focuses on perceptions of loss and cycles of reinvention in New England agriculture. Click here for Cathy’s website.