Richard McCarthy (activist)

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Richard McCarthy is the co-founder of the Crescent City Farmers Market[1] and the executive director of Slow Food USA.[2] He was the founder of Market Umbrella and the Farmers Market Coalition. In 2012, he was named a "Hero of the New South" by Southern Living magazine.[3] He is a graduate of the London School of Economics. A small selection of McCarthy's personal papers are archived at Loyola University New Orleans.[4]


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  2. ^ Slow Food USA Staff Bios
  3. ^ Southern Living Magazine
  4. ^ "New Orleans Social Justice and Activism 1980s-1990s Collection Finding Aid" (PDF). Special Collections & Archives, Loyola University New Orleans, J. Edgar & Louise S. Monroe Library.

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