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January 2021

Virtual: Botanical Latin: An Introduction

January 21 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$11 – $16

Join Jennifer Bakshi for a brief history of botanical terminology from the time of the Roman empire through the development of binomial nomenclature by Carl Linnaeus. Jennifer will provide clarification on the meanings of botanical terms, genus, species and family, how the names are formed and the conventions for writing them. You’ll also learn the correct pronunciation of Latin plant names and explore hidden meanings of favorite plant names every gardener should know.

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Virtual: An Introduction to Koji and Miso-Making at Home

January 23 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$20 – $30

Join Mark Phillips of EarthCultures for an introduction to Aspergillus Oryzae, or Koji, the fungus responsible for miso, soy sauce, sake and other traditional Japanese fermented foods and beverages. Using ‘Miso, Tempeh, Natto, and Other Tasty Ferments’ (Storey Publishing, 2019) as a guide, this workshop is a primer on home and restaurant-scale koji-making and its many uses in ancient foodways and contemporary culinary techniques.

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Virtual: Yoga Class with Hanna

January 23 @ 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 AM on Saturday, repeating until November 6, 2021

Eastover Estate & Eco Village, 430 West Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$15

These virtual weekly classes are a blend of Vinyasa and Katonah Yoga, with some touches of breathwork and meditative moments. Be ready to move as well as slow down. Expect Taoist theory, imaginative metaphors, and lots of esoteric dialogue.

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West African & Caribbean Drum and Song Class

January 25 @ 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until October 25, 2021

Tamarack Hollow Nature & Culture Center, 1515 Savoy Hollow Road
Windsor, MA 01270 United States
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Tamarack Hollow Nature & Cultural Center & Gaia Roots World Music presents African & Caribbean drum and song classes every Monday with Aimee Gelinas M.Ed online and in-person at the Dalton CRA. 5:30pm beginner / 6:45pm advanced. Registration and masks required.  For registration info email: [email protected]

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Drop In Community Yoga

January 26 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, repeating until February 23, 2021

Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$15

Join Susan Shook, a yoga practitioner, at an all level yoga class here at the mansion. The class is indoors in our great hall. Masks will be required and social distancing will be practiced.

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Virtual: Organic Vegetable Gardening

January 27 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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One event on January 20, 2021 at 4:00 PM

One event on January 27, 2021 at 4:00 PM

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Led by Maria Zordan, co-owner and operator of MX Morningstar Farm, this online course will include discussion of seed selection, seeding schedules, bed preparation and successful planting practice. Students will complete a vegetable garden design to be implemented at their own homes. There will also be an optional farm visit in early March (3 Classes).

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Virtual: Medicinal Mushrooms

January 28 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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$15 – $20

Explore the healing properties of wild and cultivated medicinal mushrooms that grow in the Northeast with herbalist Hannah Jacobson-Hardy, owner of Sweet Birch Herbals. Hannah will explain how to identify mushrooms in the wild and ways to preserve them. Handouts will be provided with recipes for mushroom teas, tinctures and edible varieties.

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Virtual: Yoga Class with Hanna

January 30 @ 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 AM on Saturday, repeating until November 6, 2021

Eastover Estate & Eco Village, 430 West Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$15

These virtual weekly classes are a blend of Vinyasa and Katonah Yoga, with some touches of breathwork and meditative moments. Be ready to move as well as slow down. Expect Taoist theory, imaginative metaphors, and lots of esoteric dialogue.

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February 2021

Virtual: Dutch Tulips in Colored Pencil

February 1 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 PM on Monday, repeating until February 22, 2021

Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262 United States
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Recreate the stunning tulips painted by Dutch artist Jacob Merrell 1614-1681. Working with colored pencils, you will be guided by botanical artist Carol Ann Morley, step-by-step from sketch to finished tulips. Once registered, attendees will be provided with a photograph of the Dutch tulips along with a materials list. (4 Classes)

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West African & Caribbean Drum and Song Class

February 1 @ 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 PM on Monday, repeating until October 25, 2021

Tamarack Hollow Nature & Culture Center, 1515 Savoy Hollow Road
Windsor, MA 01270 United States
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Tamarack Hollow Nature & Cultural Center & Gaia Roots World Music presents African & Caribbean drum and song classes every Monday with Aimee Gelinas M.Ed online and in-person at the Dalton CRA. 5:30pm beginner / 6:45pm advanced. Registration and masks required.  For registration info email: [email protected]

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