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Book launch at Athol Public Library

  • Authors Ricky Baruch and Deb Habib at their Seeds of Solidarity Farm. Authors Ricky Baruch and Deb Habib at their Seeds of Solidarity Farm.

  • Authors Ricky Baruch and Deb Habib at their Seeds of Solidarity Farm.

Published: 4/12/2019 9:00:29 PM
Modified: 4/12/2019 9:00:20 PM

ATHOL — The Athol Public Library will host a book launch and presentation by Seeds of Solidarity’s Deb Habib and Ricky Baruch, on Wednesday, April 17 at 6:30 p.m. The launch includes a reading, conversation with the authors and book signing.

“Making Love While Farming,” written by Ricky Baruch and Deb Habib, includes more than 50 essays and stories that recount the humorous and harsh realities of a honeymoon of thousands of miles walked on pilgrimage from Auschwitz to Hiroshima; 60 combined years in the farm fields; adventures building and living off the grid; and the launch of a garlic and arts festival with neighbors and a hundred bucks. These, plus ‘field guides’ with practical DIY ideas, contemplative practices, and seasonal recipes unite under one cover to inspire readers to cultivate resilient and vibrant lives and communities.

Published by Levellers Press, the book is the savory story of a couple who challenged convention to shape a self-created life and grow a loving relationship and family. Their vision blossomed Seeds of Solidarity Farm and Education Center – a solar-powered oasis and renowned organization that has taught thousands to ‘Grow Food Everywhere.’

Copies of the book will be available for purchase and the authors will sign.

Free and open to the Public. Space is limited and registration is required. Reserve a spot by calling 978-249-9515.

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