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Spring of Sustainability Speaker: Vicki Robin

Sustainability is an extreme sport — meant to be lived, not just talked about.” This is the message best-selling author Vicki Robin brought to the Spring of Sustainability audience yesterday.

Robin, acclaimed author of Your Money or Your Life, has turned her attention in recent years to food – specifically, our ailing food systems and the benefits of eating locally as opposed to tapping the ubiquitous “corporatized food system.” Her soon-to-be-published book Blessing the Hands That Feed Us documents her experiment with a “10-mile diet” – eating food produced only within 10 miles of her home in Washington State.

“I linked my destiny with my place and felt like I belonged somewhere for the first time ever,” Robin told SoS listeners. Continue reading