Laurily Epstein

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Laurily Epstein, an Iowa native, has lived in the Berkshires since
2001, and was a second-homer before then. Her Ph.D is in political
science, which she taught at Rutgers before her stint at NBC news, where she worked on polling and election projections. A widow, she has two children and three
grandchildren. She serves on the boards of Berkshire Grown, Berkshire
Natural Resources Council, Green Berkshires, and Project Native.

Articles by Laurily Epstein

WHAT’S COOKIN’: Alice Maggio, piemaker

Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016 - After graduating from Wesleyan, she worked as a baker for Four & Twenty Blackbirds, the well-regarded bakery that had just opened on Third Avenue in Gowanus, Brooklyn.

WHAT’S COOKIN’: Leslye Heilig’s chicken soup

Wednesday, 5 Oct 2016 - Making dinner is not the only culinary activity in Heilig’s life. She and Linda Baxter, a retired nurse midwife, founded a local chapter of Dining for Women, a national organization with chapters all over America.