In Berkshire County, roughly 10 percent of residents are food insecure, which means they do not have reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.
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Bits & Bytes: Fine woodwork show; ‘Woodland Light’ at Chesterwood; GBHS antique show; alien balloon twisting
Twenty-five antiques dealers will be spread out on the Great Barrington Historical Society’s lawns, and the expanded Book Nook will be loaded with rare magazine issues, old volumes and lots of cheap books.
Rotary Club Bike & Fly: Fun for the family
The 2019 Rotary Club Bike & Fly, held Sunday at the Great Barrington’s Walter J. Kolodze Airport, had something for everyone, including cow plops.
Bits & Bytes: Hidden Gardens tour; Northeast Fiddlers’ Convention; Hopped Up for Health; ‘Art for a Fragile Planet’
Adhering to the concept of ‘participation is preservation,’ the Northeast Fiddlers’ Convention will feature the Down Hill Strugglers with John Cohen as the host musicians
Berkshire Grown farm tour shows collaboration among area farmers is alive and well
“Our day is about collaborating — in particular the collaboration of farmers,” said Barbara Zheutlin, executive director of Berkshire Grown, to an impressive group of participants who gathered at Sky View Farm in Sheffield to kick off the day-long farm tour.
Bits & Bytes: Open Days garden tours; fine woodwork show; Harvey Granat at Berkshire South; Pittsfield Repair Cafe
The fine woodwork show will feature designs by professional woodworkers from throughout the Berkshires; Columbia County, New York; and surrounding areas.
Bits & Bytes: Ani DiFranco at The Mahaiwe; ‘Hopped Up for Health’; ‘Hidden Gardens’ tour; ‘Portraiture Beyond Portraits’; foster family information session
Big Elm Brewing will host “Hopped Up for Health” Saturday, June 16, beginning at 9 a.m. for all who would like to run, walk or bike in support of Volunteers in Medicine Berkshires.
Bits & Bytes: Berkshire Pulse at Kimball Farms; ‘Music Changes the Brain’; Lenox house tour; Northeast Fiddlers’ Convention; ‘One Night Stand’ at Sandisfield Arts Center
According to neuroscientist Paul Lennard, playing an instrument or listening to music can morphologically and functionally change the brains, both in the short and long terms.
Business Briefs: New CFO for CHP; Tsongas Award for Hotel on North; Sausage Fest; Farmer Awards total $116,000; WAM Theatre scholarships
The funds from the Local Farmer Awards help farmers make infrastructure improvements to expand their businesses and compete in the marketplace.