‘No Impact Man’ comes to Riverhead

08/31/2010 12:00 AM |

JUSTIN SCHEIN PHOTO/ Colin Beavan with his daughter,
Isabella, buying locally grown squash at a New York City
farmers market.

Imagine going a whole year eating only locally produced food, getting around only by bike and scooter, producing little or no garbage and not buying anything new. Oh, and no toilet paper or coffee either.
That’s how New York City writer Colin Beavan, aka “No Impact Man,” and his family spent the 12 months from November 2006 to November 2007

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