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Joan Dye Gussow

Ed.D., Food Producer, Author, Professor Emerita Teachers College, Columbia University


Joan Dye Gussow, Mary Swartz Rose Professor Emerita and former chair of the Columbia University Teachers College, Nutrition Education Program, lives, writes, and grows organic vegetables on the west bank of the Hudson River.  Long retired, she is still co-teaching her course nutritional ecology at TC every fall.  She is author, co-author or editor of five books including The Feeding Web: Issues in Nutritional Ecology, This Organic Life and her latest book, published in November, 2010,  Growing, Older:  A Chronicle of Death, Life and Vegetables.