Prospect, Vermont is home to a university, a café, and a number of eclectic women. Lara is a student at Green, a prestigious university that over many decades has earned the dubious nickname "the hippie Ivy." Shireen is a magazine editor in town who lives a subtle blend of water and fire. Mariela is the proprietor of Café Shanti, a popular hangout spot that serves coffee, tea and wonder side by side.