Dearest readers,

Diet for a Hot PlanetHappy Earth Day! How are you celebrating? Perhaps by tweeting your little heart out about all the hopeful things going on in the environmental movement (don’t forget to add #hopen)? Well, since you’re on there anyway, why not participate in my little book giveaway? That’s right! Free stuff! Woot! I’m giving away two copies of this month’s Ask Umbra’s Book Club selection, Diet for a Hot Planet by Anna Lappé, and two copies of Talking Dirt: The Dirt Diva’s Down-to-Earth Guide to Organic Gardening by Annie Spiegelman.

There are two ways you can enter for a chance to win:

Answer the following question in the comments section below, or follow my tweets @AskUmbra and respond to the question on Twitter (include @AskUmbra and #giveaway in your response—no need to include the question—so I’ll be sure to see it):

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What can you commit to doing—not just as an individual in your own home, but in your community, neighborhood, apartment building, school, or office—to work toward a brighter green future?

Then at 4 p.m. PDT, I’ll pick two entries from the comments and two from Twitter to win the books. I’ll email the winners for their addresses after the contest is over.

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