Post Archives tagged ‘local’



Recent Eats in the Berkshires – Castle Street Cafe

Posted on: May 27th, 2015 by
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With the drudgery of the winter behind us(at least, it better be behind us!), I decided to start venturing out and about more to check out some Berkshire places that I have yet to visit, or revisit places that I hadn't been in awhile.  The Berkshires are becoming a 'foodie's mecca', so I thought that checking out some local eateries was in order. A bit earlier Continue reading the story "Recent Eats in the Berkshires – Castle Street Cafe"

Youth Week at Greylock Federal Credit Union

Posted on: April 25th, 2015 by
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Greylock day at Hancock Shaker Village.

Greylock day at Hancock Shaker Village.

Living in a small demographic area, and being a firm believer in a local economy, I really love being a member of a local credit union bank.  There are a lot of wonderful benefits to being a member of a bank like Continue reading the story "Youth Week at Greylock Federal Credit Union"

Locally harvested Chaga is healing me!

Posted on: November 23rd, 2014 by
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Have you ever heard of Chaga?  Up until a few months ago, neither had I.  But, I now believe that Chaga is one of the most wonderful medicinals to be found ... and, it's natural ... and it can be procured locally, right here in the Berkshires!  It can actually be found in nature all throughout the world, but the brand that I have been Continue reading the story "Locally harvested Chaga is healing me!"

Berkshire County’s newest aerial adventure park is amazing!

Posted on: June 11th, 2014 by
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courses at Ramblewild A new aerial adventure park is opening soon in the Berkshires, and this Berkshiregirl got a sneak peek last week!  I have done basic aerial courses in the past, and have seen the different aerial parks around the county, so I was wondering if I would find anything unique at this new place, Continue reading the story "Berkshire County’s newest aerial adventure park is amazing!"

Himala Salt for this Berkshiregirl, Please!

Posted on: May 30th, 2014 by
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Himala Salt

Himala Salt

I recently received an assortment of products from HimalaSalt .  I have used Himalayan salts before, but never this brand, so I was excited to try them out.  Everyone knows how much I love local products, so I was hoping that I would love these, so I could share Continue reading the story "Himala Salt for this Berkshiregirl, Please!"

Berkshiregirl talks with Noel Prophet, of ‘Soul Prophet & the Faithless Few’.

Posted on: May 23rd, 2014 by
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Starving Artist Cafe and CreperieThe other day, I was in a local coffee shop, and happened to run into Noel Prophet, a local musician and actor. We both had some free time, so I was able to sit with him over a cup of coffee, where I found out more about his new project, Soul Continue reading the story "Berkshiregirl talks with Noel Prophet, of ‘Soul Prophet & the Faithless Few’."

A night in Great Barrington …

Posted on: April 29th, 2014 by
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Railroad Street, Great BarringtonThis past weekend, I spent an evening at a couple of the art galleries and restaurants, in Great Barrington, and had a splendid night.  The main reason for my being in Great Barrington that night, was to attend an artist's reception for local artist, Scott Taylor.  His opening was at Continue reading the story "A night in Great Barrington …"

A tasty lunch at Naturally Catering & Takeout

Posted on: April 17th, 2014 by
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naturally catering and takeoutToday, I ventured to Pittsfield for the sole purpose of stopping into Naturally Catering & Takeout, the new place at Berkshire Organics.  The owner is chef Aura Whitman, and she is the former owner of my favorite café in the Berkshires (which is now Continue reading the story "A tasty lunch at Naturally Catering & Takeout"

Crispina’s Scrap Bag Challenge

Posted on: April 15th, 2014 by
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dolphin studiosLast month, when local business woman and upcycler extraordinaire, Crispina Ffrench, sent out an open invitation for a 'Scrap Bag Challenge', I knew that I had to be in on it.  I have always loved crafting and creating, and though I am by no means a master seamstress ( or even a Continue reading the story "Crispina’s Scrap Bag Challenge"

Lunch at the Starving Artist Creperie and Cafe

Posted on: April 9th, 2014 by
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Starving Artist Cafe and CreperieStarving Artist Cafe and CreperieStarving Artist Creperie and CafeI recently enjoyed a fabulous lunch at the Starving Artist Creperie and Café , in downtown Lee.  I had only Continue reading the story "Lunch at the Starving Artist Creperie and Cafe"