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Fashion finds at BerkChique!

STOCKBRIDGE -- BerkChique! the Berkshires' premiere pop-up shop and gently-used clothing sale kicks off its third year with a preview party 5:30 p. Full Story
 
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ThinkFOOD from cheese to chickens at Bard College at Simon's Rock

04/16/2014 01:25 PM EDT
GREAT BARRINGTON -- Fresh eggs, maple cream, blue cheese -- even in early spring, before the asparagus is ready to pick, local farms have flavor to offer. A movement is growing accross the country to get back to its roots, grow and use locally grown food. To advance this movement in Berkshire County, Bard College of Simon's Rock has created a new Center for Food Studies.  
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Ah, chocolate ... Finding handmade sweets before Easter
04/16/2014 01:14 PM EDT - For a select few in the Berkshires, chocolate is too important to leave to the big companies to create. Full Story

One World Center will celebrate Earth Day in Bennington
04/16/2014 01:29 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- A mile south of the Four Corners in downtown Bennington, the One World Conservation Center gives nature lovers of all ages the chance to learn about Vermont's natural ecosystem and get an up-close look at some of the state's most interesting plant and animal species. Full Story

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Kate Abbott: Search for spring signs on Earth Day

04/16/2014 01:06 PM EDT
Last week I watched a mallard duck splash down into Cheshire Lake and another walk along the edge of the last skin of ice. 
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Extinction lasts forever: Elizabeth Kolbert to speak at Williams College
04/16/2014 01:08 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- New Yorker writer and journalist Elizabeth Kolbert's recent book, "The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History," suggests the Earth is in the middle of its latest calamatous mass extinction -- and humans are probably the major factor in its happening. Full Story

Easter egg hunts planned in Berkshires and Southern Vermont
04/18/2014 12:35 PM EDT - Holiday weekend events Eggstravaganza Egg Scramble at Morningside Community School, 100 Burbank St. Full Story

Community garden registration slated
04/18/2014 10:37 PM EDT - LENOX -- "Gardening Organically" and community gardens registration, sponsored by Berkshire Sanctuaries, will be held Saturday, April 19, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Full Story

How does your organic garden grow?
04/16/2014 01:09 PM EDT - In 2009, when the Obama family planted a kitchen garden at the White House, they re-ignited a trend that had been largely dormant for the past century. Full Story

Take me outside: Season of wild turkeys
04/16/2014 01:28 PM EDT - Spring is finally coming, and as it does, wild animals are changing their behavior. The earliest migrating birds, such as the red-winged blackbirds, have returned. Resident chickadees are singing their spring song. Soon we'll also be rewarded by the sounds and displays of the eastern wild turkey. Full Story

'Green Living' to conclude with local farmers
04/18/2014 10:34 PM EDT - NORTH ADAMS -- The spring 2014 "Green Living" seminars at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts will conclude on Thursday, April 24, at 5:30 p. Full Story

Museum presents ‘Animals Up Close'
04/18/2014 10:38 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- Richard Roth of Creature Teachers will visit the Berkshire Museum on Tuesday, April 22, at 1 p.m. Full Story

North Bennington has a feel of its own
04/16/2014 03:07 PM EDT - NORTH BENNINGTON -- Tucked in the northwest corner of Bennington and connected to the downtown area by both Route 67A and the Walloomsac River, the village of North Bennington has an unique culture and character of its own. Full Story

Earth Day speaker to discuss climate change, emissions
04/18/2014 06:22 AM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- Michael Klare, Five College Professor of Peace and World Security Studies and director of the Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies at Hampshire College, will give the Earth Day keynote address at Williams College on Tuesday, April 22. Full Story

Gas pipeline expansion to be discussed
04/17/2014 01:37 PM EDT - SANDSIFIELD -- A special Earth Day event will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at the Sandisfield Arts Center, 5 Hammertown Road. Full Story