Thursday, August 30, 2012
Thursday September 6th at 7:00 pm
Carol Leonard is a New Hampshire certified midwife and a writer. She was the first midwife licensed to practice legally in New Hampshire. She is the author of the best-selling memoir, Lady's Hands, Lion's Heart, A Midwife's Saga, which was awarded the Mother's Naturally award of excellence for Outstanding Book, 2008.
Leonard's new book, Bad Beaver Tales, Love and Life on a Sustainable Homestead in DownEast Maine, chronicles her and her husband, Tom Lajoie's informative and funny journey building their dream homestead on 400 acres of wilderness in Ellsworth, Maine. Bad Beaver is a tree farm where they are doing sustainable harvesting and Tom has a saw mill and a 19th century shingle mill there. Carol and Tom are also raising about a hundred beavers which they argue about on a daily basis.
Ms. Leonard will be reading excerpt's from both books.
This program is free and open to all. Join us!