Author to discuss leaders in sustainability at Village Books Sept. 18

Juliana Birnbaum talks about her new book, “Sustainable Revolution: Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban Farms and Communities Worldwide,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Village Books, 1200 11th St.

The book explores the work of visionaries, with photographs, profiles, interviews and essays about 60 innovative, community-based projects in diverse parts of the world.

Admission is free. Details: 360-671-2626.