A local cookbook author is taking a serious “staycation” to highlight the nature, culture and food the Berkshires have to offer. Working with Berkshire Farm & Table, Alana Chernila and her husband are starting a 75-mile walk from the Vermont border to the Connecticut border Sunday to see the sights of Berkshire County – stopping to fuel up at well-regarded restaurants and rest their heads at the area’s lodging sites.
Spring in the Northeast marks a change from short, blustery, cold days to extended and hopefully warmer days. In the Berkshires especially, it brings anticipation of the upcoming summer tourist season.
Events across the Berkshires this weekend are garnering some national attention.
Charles Birnbaum is the president and founder of The Cultural Landscape Foundation. Created in 1998, the organization aims to teach people how to identify and appreciate landscape and landscape architecture.