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Summer Book Discussion:                      The Town That Food Saved by Ben Hewitt
Tuesday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m.

In The Town That Food Saved Ben Hewitt tells the story of Hardwick, Vermont a typical hardscrabble farming community of 3,000 residents that has jump-started its economy and refined its self-image through a local self-sustaining food system unlike anything else in America. Even as the recent financial downturn threatened to cripple small business and privately owned farms, a stunning number of food-based businesses profited in the region. The captivating story of an unassuming community and its extraordinary determination to build a vibrant local food system, The Town That Food Saved is grounded in ideas that will revolutionize the way we eat and, quite possibly, the way we live. The discussion will be led by Karen Barker, coordinator of the Lakes Region Food Network. Stop in to pick up a copy now!

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