Presented by the Environmental Studies Department and the MCLA Berkshire Environmental Resource Center, The 2014 Green Living Seminar Series is an 11-week series sponsored by Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA). The focus for this year’s Green Living Series is Cultivating Sustainable Food Systems. The 11-week series, which begins January 30 and goes through April 24, covers a range of relevant topics relating to sustainable food systems, including a talk on Sustainable Business as a Vehicle for Change, given by Dean Cycon, founder of Dean’s Beans, and a Local Farmers’ Round Table on the challenges and opportunities of farming in the Berkshires. Wild Oats Market General Manager David Durfee will speak on February 13, on the role of food co-ops in creating sustainable food systems.
Seminars take place on Thursdays, January 30-April 24 (no seminar on March 13 or on April 17). Seminars begin at 5:30 pm at Murdock Hall, Room 218, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts at 375 Church St. in North Adams, MA. All seminars are free and open to the public.