Gershuny, Grace

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GERSHUNY, Grace. American, b. 1950. Genres: Agriculture/Forestry, Homes/Gardens. Career: Rural Education Center, Wilton, NH, horticultural director, 1982; organic certification field inspector and trainer, 1984-94; organic farmer and manager of a small certified organic market garden for perennial herbs and fruits and small livestock, 1985-93; GAIA Services, consultant, speaker, writer, and educator, 1985-; Institute for Social Ecology, Plainfield, VT, instructor, 1985-; Northeast Organic and Sustainable Farmers Network, in-service program developer, 1989-91; Organic Farmer: The Digest of Sustainable Agriculture, creator and editor, 1989-94; Goddard College, Plainfield, associate faculty member, 1991-2001; worked with U.S. Dept. of Agriculture to implement the National Organic Program, 1994-99. Publications: The Soul of Soil: A Guide to Ecological Soil Management, 1983, 4th ed. (with J. Smillie), 1999; (ed. with D. Martin) The Rodale Book of Composting, 1992; Start with the Soil: The Organic Gardener's Guide to Improving Soil for Higher Yields, More Beautiful Flowers, and a Healthy, Easy-Care Yard and Garden, 1993. Contributor to magazines. Address: 1417 Joe's Brook Rd, St. Johnsbury, VT 05819, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]