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, which includes a page on her food and farming projects.
More food and farm related work from these authors:
- report from a 2013 Working Group at the National Council on Public History conference in Ottawa, Ontario
co-authored: “The First Course: A Case for Locating Public History within ‘The Food Movement,'” The Public Historian 36:3 (August 2014), 109-129
- Michelle Moon, “Why Greenfield’s Kitchen Mattered,” Roanoke Times, March 20, 2016
- Cathy Stanton, “Aimed at Giants, Question 3 Damages Diemand Farm and Other Businesses,” Greenfield Recorder, Oct 4, 2016