‘One Book, One Community’ author to speak at Western
Doug Fine to share experience of ‘going green’

DANBURY, CONN. — As part of the area’s fourth annual “One Book, One Community,” Doug Fine, author of “Farewell, My Subaru” will speak at Western Connecticut State University on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011.

Fine’s discussion will be at 7:30 p.m. in Ives Concert Hall in White Hall on the university’s Midtown campus, 181 White St. in Danbury. The community read is a collaboration of the university, the Danbury Public Library, the Danbury Public Schools and the Wooster School. The discussion is free and open to the public.

“Farewell, My Subaru” is about the eco-adventures of “going green.” In his book, Fine details the yearlong experience of living with as little carbon fuel as possible. He turned his New Mexico ranch into a green environment and raised two goats to sustain organic food production.

For more information, call (203) 837-8754.


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