Farm and Table

EAT WELL, LIVE WELL: Holiday food anxiety  

Saturday, Nov 5 - The most important thing to remember is that just because you allowed yourself a treat (or two or three) today does not mean you have blown it for the season. Make sure you get lots of sleep. Make time for exercise. Walk a little farther, make a point of getting to the gym or pool.

WHAT’S COOKIN’: Alice Maggio, piemaker

Wednesday, Oct 19 - 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, Oct 5 - 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.

SUSTAINABLE BERKSHIRES: On a roll at East Mountain Farm

Saturday, Sep 17 - After he finished his English degree at Williams College, Kim Wells fulfilled his dream with the purchase in 1982 of what is now East Mountain Farm in Williamstown. Today, his pasture-raised beef, chicken and pork have many fans in the region.