My friends, as many of you know, Kristy Athens’ Get Your Pitchfork On! is in the world! If you are unfamiliar the book gives urbanites the practical tools they need to realize their own dreams of getting away from it all, with the basics of home, farm, and hearth.
We wanted to share some important websites along with upcoming events and recent news/press/hype:
Kristy was interviewed by a nice guy in Texas, Steve Howard, for his podcast Growing Your Grub. Listen here!
GYPO! is touring! The website will be updated constantly but here is what you can look for in the next few months:
May 19 at 2 p.m. Friends of Straub Environmental Learning Center, Salem, Oregon
May 24 at 7:30 p.m.: Powell’s Books on Hawthorne, Portland, Oregon
May 26 (signing) 12:30 to 6 p.m. Quady North Wine Tasting Room, Jacksonville, Oregon
June 16: Nature of Words Center, Bend, Oregon
June 18: Harney County Library, Burns, Oregon
June 19: Betty’s Books, Baker City, Oregon
June 21: Fishtrap’s Coffin House, Enterprise, Oregon
June 28 at 7 p.m.: Broadway Books, Portland, Oregon
July 8 (signing) 12 to 3 p.m.: Lucy’s Books, Astoria, Oregon
July 13 at 7 p.m.: Orca Books, Olympia, Washington
July 14 at 4 p.m.: Village Books in Fairhaven, Bellingham, Washington
July 15 at 4 p.m.: Third Place Books, Lake Forest Park, Washington
July 28 (signing) 1 to 3 p.m.: Urban Farm Store, Portland, Oregon
Kristy Athens and Process Media will also be attending Wordstock this year! October 13th and 14th in Portland, Oregon. One side will be Kristy’s ithaka collage art and the other will be Process Media featuring Get Your Pitchfork On!
If you can make it out come to an event, meet Kristy, get the book, go to the after party, and then move to the country!