In anticipation of the 2014 Caldecott Medal awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children for the preceding year, Susan Bloom selected her favorites in a talk at the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art.
After one semester of being in effect, the tobacco ban on campus leaves students with very different opinions regarding the effectiveness of the policy.
In this installment of Street Level Sounds, I visit another unique co-op store in Amherst; the bookstore Food For Thought
In this installment of Street Level Sounds, I visit All Things Local, a new co-operative grocery store in downtown Amherst.
It all started on a Wednesday afternoon for me too. September 18th, 2013 if I am not wrong. I was nervous, confused and not ready to go inside an American high school for the first time. How was I going to ‘survive’ amongst these young teenagers?
In the hills of western Massachusetts near the Vermont-New Hampshire border there is Chase Hill Farm, a small cheese and dairy farm owned by Mark and Jeannette Fellows.
Students at UMass Amherst express their varying opinions regarding the ongoing construction on campus.
The Berkshire Mycological Society, established in 1923, is dedicated to foraging for mushrooms in Western Massachusetts and adjoining areas of Connecticut and New York. Professor Roeder of Bard College at Simon’s Rock and his students discuss what draws them to the Berkshire Mycological Society.
Dan Johnson, the general manager of the recently opened Freedom Cafe in Amherst, discusses how the business started off as well as what they hope to achieve.
There can be little doubt that the Pioneer Valley is one of the most unique places in Massachusetts, New England, or frankly anywhere in America. What makes it so special? In a lot of ways it just seems that the Valley is full of people who love what they do.