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Judith Lerner

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Judith Lerner has been writing about Berkshire food and lifestyles since 1987. Her features, columns, short fiction, photographs and drawings have appeared in local and regional publications including New Visions, The Berkshire Eagle, Berkshires Week, The North Adams Transcript, The Berkshire Review, The Advocate, Horizon AAA Southern New England, The Boston Globe, Edible Berkshires and iBerkshires. She has had a long career as a book and graphic designer. She created Judith’s Kitchen, a restaurant serving organic and local food in Lenox in the 1980s, has taught cooking, writing and graphic design and has maintained The Gallery at Bagels Too showing area artists since the sheep were on the street in Pittsfield.

Articles by Judith Lerner

Haikus for winter

Wednesday, 8 Jan 2020 - At this point, obsessed with grayness as I am and as are so many of the people I know, I'll stick to the weather, daily life, my neighborhood, Mutzl (my dog) and Hermes (my cat) bad politics and delicious food.

December haikus

Tuesday, 24 Dec 2019 - I'm still up when it turns midnight, 12 a. m. on Saturday,, December 7.

December haikus

Wednesday, 18 Dec 2019 - When I wake up at 7 in the real morning and hear the long, detailed weather report, I feel... What can I say?

Fourteen haikus

Saturday, 9 Nov 2019 - Berkshire Tikkun Gift The mitzvah I give Our community. I AM Making a garden.

Berkshire Thanksgiving ‘wheres’

Saturday, 18 Nov 2017 - Professional chefs contribute their delectability skills and the food for some of the dinners, like Squanto and Massasoit long ago. All the chefs, cooks and volunteers who present these meaningful dinners are experienced and will be creating meals to remember.

On the wing: Tanglewood Takes Flight

Thursday, 27 Jul 2017 - Leave a phone message that you would like to join Friday's or Saturday's Tanglewood Takes Flight events (413-637-0320) or, if you just wake up early and perky, drive over to Pleasant Valley and take part.

Tanglewood takes flight at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 - "I would like to continue incorporating nature into what we do at the TMC. Every year brings something new. But I would love to think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship between us and Pleasant Valley,” -- Ellen Highstein, Tanglewood Music Center Director