Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet (yes, it’s “Eaarth” with two A’s) is best-selling author Bill McKibben‘s latest book, just published this week. Initial reaction I’ve heard is mostly of the “must read” vein.
Bill featured some of the wonderful neighbor-helping-neighbor stories from Front Porch Forum in the “here’s what’s working” part of the book. Here’s an excerpt.
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Ghost of Midnight is an online journal about fostering community within neighborhoods, with a special focus on Front Porch Forum (FPF). My wife, Valerie, and I founded FPF in 2006... read more