This is a FREE event but we ask that you RSVP.
Join us on Thursday, June 1 (6:30-8:00pm) at the Bedford Central Library for a lively discussion about Mark Shepard’s ambitious book Restoration Agriculture. Shepard explains how we can have all of the benefits of natural, perennial ecosystems and create agricultural systems that imitate nature in form and function while still providing for our food, building, fuel and many other needs – in your own backyard, farm or ranch. You do not have to finish or read the book to attend this discussion.
It’s going to be a great read, but you may want to note a few things. This book is more pricey than other ones we’ve read so far. The Bedford Public Library System. will have a few copies and it is available as an audiobook for free.
The Land & Table book club is a way to engage with the core ideas and topics that are motivating a new generation to create a more resilient food system and vibrant local community life. We’ll be reading books about: eating local, self-reliant living, agrarian culture, growing food, culinary history, community resilience, going back-to-the-land, and more. This is not a book club that will be technical in nature. And if you don’t have a green thumb, you’ll still feel at home. You don’t have to grow your own food or be a homesteader or farmer to enjoy these books. But…you do have to be curious about reviving your connection with the land, with other people, and with the food you eat. And the reality is: tending to those connections is important for all of us. We meet on the first Thursday of each month and welcome anyone to our meetings – even if you have not read the book we will be discussing
WHEN: Thursday, June 1st (6:30 – 8pm)
WHERE: Bedford Central Library, 321 N Bridge St Bedford, VA 24523
WHO: Anyone! All are welcome – even if you did not read the book.
If you or your family members are under the weather, or not feeling well, we ask that you stay home and rest 🙂
Bedford Central Library: 321 N Bridge St Bedford, VA 24523