✵ Book Related Events: It would be a pleasure to see you this week at 1) Meadowbrook Library in Shawsville, Thursday at 7 pm and 2) on the porch at Sweet Providence Farm Store on 221 about 5 miles east of Floyd on Saturday, July 24 along with artist and craftsman, Ron Campbell, from 11 until 4 pm.
✵ Watch this Meet the Farmer TV show that includes a good selection of Floyd County citizens working to keep Floyd green and growing–closer together, wiser, and proactive for a sustainable future.
Featuring interviews with such experts as Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation), Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto) along with forward thinking social entrepreneurs like Stonyfield’s Gary Hirshberg and Polyface Farms’ Joel Salatin, Food, Inc. reveals surprising—and often shocking truths—about what we eat, how it’s produced, who we have become as a nation and where we are going from here. link
✵ If you have reservations, doubts, concerns about the future with regard to climate disruption–is it real, is it serious, what can we do, what should we do, should we wait, is there enough evidence…then watch this ten minute exercise in decision making, because no matter what you do, you will have a hand in “How it All Ends.” I can pretty well guarantee you will be glad you watched this. We ARE deciding what to do every day, and the outcome is perhaps one of the most consequential in our history.
✵ Looks like we’re going to FloydFest after all–Friday afternoon. See a few thousand of you there!