Shake off the winter blahs and come envision farms and gardens with us at our Vermont Humanities Council “Farms and Gardens” Book Discussion Series, meeting once a month — 2 at our library and 2 at Arvin A. Brown in Richford.
January 26 ~ Michael Pollan’s SECOND NATURE: A GARDENER’S EDUCATION. Led by Rachael Cohen. At Arvin A. Brown.
February 23 ~ Sue Hubbell’s A COUNTRY YEAR. Led by Linda Bland at Montgomery Town Library.
March 30 ~ Jamaica Kincaid’s MY GARDEN (BOOK). Led by Rachael Cohen at Montgomery Town Library.
April 27 ~ Jane Brox’s HERE AND NOWHERE ELSE. Led by Linda Bland at Arvin A. Brown.
Books are available at both libraries.
About the Vermont Humanities Council Speakers:
Linda Bland’s first book, Don’t Stop at Green Lights, was released by Adams Media. She has led Council reading groups in 6 towns since 2000. A former literary agent, Linda has taught writing for 25 years at five Vermont colleges and universities, Burton Snowboards, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, and the State of Vermont. Her reading group leadership includes communication with the book’s author, provocative questions, and humor.
Rachael Cohen is a freelance editor specializing in environmental and regional studies. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from Cornell University and a Master of Science in Environmental Education from the Audubon Expedition Institute/Lesley University. She teaches literature and creative writing for the University of Michigan’s New England Literature Program, held each spring at a camp in Maine, as well as offering Elderhostel classes in regional literature and nature writing.