Cultivating Community Events: March - October 2012

The Central Rappahannock Regional Library is "Cultivating Community" in 2012!

"Cultivating Community" is a community-wide program designed to share information in the Fredericksburg region about farm-to-table and sustainable food communities. Events will include a "Big Read" of Barbara Kingsolver's Animal, Vegetable, Miracle and programs at our libraries and local farmer's markets and community gardens.

September 29 - Foraging for Edible Wild Foods

Porter, 3-5 pm
Librarian Ed DeButts will present a program on safely identifying and collecting edible wild foods including morel mushrooms.

October 8 – Big Read Book Discussion: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Headquarters Theater, 7-9 pm

Author Steve Watkins
Join us for an entertaining evening with local author, Steve Watkins, as he leads us to the end of our Cultivating Community journey by moderating a discussion of Barbara Kingsolver’s best seller Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Watkins is a University of Mary Washington Professor Emeritus and local author of adult and young adult books

Refreshments will be served.


Book groups may also borrow our kit of Animal, Vegetable, Miracle – it’s a Book Group in a Bag!