Reading and Discussion

Exploring Ideas through Books


“Green” and “sustainable” have become such buzzwords, they have almost lost their meanings. This series explores how different authors and communities understand the multiple definitions and connotations of ecological sustainability and try to make it work in the world.

Books in this Series

  • Julia Alverez, A Cafecito Story
  • Jean Giono, The Man Who Planted Trees
  • Alan Weisman, Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World
  • Ben Hewitt, The Town that Food Saved
  • Barbara Kingsolver, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
  • Wendell Berry, Another Turn of the Crank

Available Facilitators

How to Book this Series

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