Given the progressive, humanist household in which I was raised, I have this embarrassing confession: until ten years ago, when my friend and neighbor Phil Harnden published his book Journeys of Simplicity: Traveling Light with Thomas Merton, Basho,...
Nov 06, 2003 — In our call-in on contemporary literature, hosts Ellen Rocco and Chris Robinson explore nonfiction by regional authors with help from Christopher Shaw, author of Sacred Monkey River: A Canoe Trip with the Gods; Thurston Clarke, author of Pearl Harbor Ghosts: The Legacy of December 7, 1941;and Phil Harnden, author of Journeys of Simplicity: From the Lives of Thomas Merton, Basho, Edward Abbey, Annie Dillard and others and with help from NCPR listeners. Go to full article
Sep 24, 2003 — For much of the region the warm weather has made for an especially late gardening season this year. But frost is on the way. David Sommerstein talks with frost expert and North Country gardener Phil Harnden. Go to full article
Sep 23, 2003 — Neal Burdick reviews Phil Harnden's new book, Journeys of Simplicity: Traveling Light with Thomas Merton, Basho, Edward Abbey, Annie Dillard & Others, a book about traveling, not just physically but spiritually as well. Go to full article
Mar 12, 2002 — A North Country gardener has started supplying local food pantries with fresh vegetables during the summer growing season. As Jody Tosti reports, what started as a one-man project has blossomed into a non-profit anti-hunger organization. Go to full article