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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED

Lester ’71 and Mary Beth ’72 Lind were undergraduates at EMU when the environmental movement was taking off. They were on campus when the first Earth Day was celebrated. They took part when the college offered a January term focused on environmental issues. And they drew inspiration from a popular saying of the time – “live simply so others can simply live.” “We decided to ta ...More

Books Show the Way How to Live Simply, with Pleasure

Eating locally and in season wasn’t a fad during Mary Beth Lind’s childhood in rural West Virginia. It was just the way things worked. Her mother grew a large garden, and her father, a doctor, sometimes accepted vegetables as payment from his patients. “You just learned to live with what you have,” says Lind, who graduated from EMU in 1972 with a degree in ...More