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1 hour 7 minutes


Community-supported Agriculture, Sustainability, Farmers' Markets -- Yamhill (Or.)


Interview of Jill and Michael J. Pain by James Pritchett in Yamhill, Oregon on May 28th, 2008.

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Michael J. Paine was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He holds a BA in Philosophy and English from Fordham University, and a Masters in International Agricultural Development from the University of California at Davis. In between degrees he served in the Peace Corps in forestry. In 2004 he began a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm, Gaining Ground Farm, with his wife, Jill. Jill Paine is the farm operations manager of Gaining Ground Farm, a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm. She holds an undergraduate degree in Sustainable Development from Colby College (Maine).


This interview is part of “The Sustainability History Project: Documenting Sustainable Development and Practice in the Pacific Northwest” at Portland State University.


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