About the author

Cathy Stanton is a writer and scholar who has lived in the Quabbin area for many years. She teaches anthropology at Tufts University and has written about historical reenactment, industrial history museums, and, most recently, the history of food and farming in New England. With Michelle Moon, she is co-author of Public History and the Food Movement: Adding the Missing Ingredient (Routledge, 2017). Born in Canada and currently living in Wendell, she is chair of the Quabbin Harvest board of directors and an enthusiastic supporter of the area’s local food economy.

Learn more about her work on her website.