The personal garden plots at Canoe Meadows Community Garden in Pittsfield are beginning to take shape. Betsy Lluch, a recent transplant from California, is starting her first garden with peas and tomatoes — a few greens, too. 



Ben Garver has been photographing the Berkshire hills and people for The Eagle since 1994. In his spare time, Garver enjoys hiking and biking with his Australian cattle dog, Cheyenne.