Reading and Discussion

Exploring Ideas through Books

Farms and Gardens

Vermonters know as well as anyone the rich metaphors inherent in farming and gardening. These authors dig deep to explore the philosophical roots, family dynamics, and personal enrichment associated with tending and growing.

Books in this Series

  • Michael Pollan, Second Nature: A Gardener¬ís Education
  • Sue Hubbell, A Country Year
  • Jamaica Kincaid, My Garden (Book)
  • Jane Brox, Here and Nowhere Else: Late Seasons of a Farm and Its Family

Available Facilitators

How to Book this Series

Please browse the list of available facilitators above. Then contact your chosen facilitator to discuss the timing and other details of the series. Finally, select the “Book this Series” button and fill out our online¬†Reading & Discussion Request Form.


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