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Readings from Blessing the Hands that Feed Us: An evening with Vicki Robin

Readings from Blessing the Hands that Feed Us: An evening with Vicki Robin

Author and activist Vicki Robin has helped people around the world change their relationships with money, and now she wants to do the same for food. Robin spoke about her new book, Blessing the Hands That Feed Us: What Eating Closer to Home Can Teach Us About Food, Community, and Our Place on Earth last Friday, January 10 at Powell’s City of Books in Portland. Robin is well known for co-authoring, with the late Joe …

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Peace is Every Step, ya’ll

Peace is Every Step, ya’ll

I finally got to fulfill a nagging wish tonight. It’s not earth-shattering; it’s not even a super hard thing to do. But, well, I’m a fairly lazy person. I’ll admit it. For reals. I joined Greenpeace! Some amazing-ness: they helped end nuclear testing, ban globally dumping radioactive waste at sea, initiate an international moratorium on commercial whale hunting, protect 16 million acres in the Brazilian Amazon rain forest and so much more. Sigh. Plus, they …

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