Morton Mather was born in Manhattan, raised on a farm in New Jersey, tossed about in the North Atlantic on a Coast Guard weather cutter for three years, was graduate in theater from the University of Wisconsin, stage managed professional theater when there were stars, managed a nightclub, farmed, was president of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association in its early years, founder of two successful non-profits, fund raiser, consultant, philosopher, writer, speaker, restaurateur, and organic farmer.
Manhatten, “The First Manure-Pitch”, Pamela Dean, Coast Guard, storyteller, Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, farmer
Folklore | Oral History
Mather, Mort, "Mort Mather" (2012). Maine Song and Story Sampler Artists. 32.