Join us Thursday, Dec. 7 (6:30-8:00pm) at the Bedford Central Library for an open forum looking at the national popular interest in homesteading and a return to country life from the early 1900’s to the 1960’s and 70’s.
Join the Land & Table book club on November 2 (6:30-8:00pm) for a discussion on the book ‘Blessing the Hands That Feed Us: Lessons from a 10-mile diet’* by acclaimed author Vicki Robin (Your Money or Your Life).
In Defending Beef, environmental lawyer turned rancher, Nicolette Hahn Niman, argues that cattle are not inherently bad for the earth.
Join us on Thursday, September 7 (6:30-8:00pm) at the Bedford Central Library for the monthly Land & Table Book Club discussion. We will be discussing August’s book by English farmer and intellectual Chris Smaje: ‘A Small Farm Future: Making the Case for a Society Built Around Local Economies Self-provisioning Agricultural Diversity and a Shared Earth’
We will be discussing the book ‘Our Wild Farming Life: Adventures On A Scottish Highland Croft’ on Thursday, August 3 (6:30-8:00pm) at the Bedford Library. The authors stumble headlong into a life of farming, with one question: “What does farming in harmony with nature look like?”
Hannah Coulter is a profound classic in the Port William agrarian fiction saga by Wendell Berry. Hannah, the now-elderly farmwife, recounts the love she has for the land and for her community. She walks through the places and relationships that have given her life substance – and all that challenges it’s unbroken endurance.