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Ideas and education

BRATTLEBORO Food Choice Class Series with Robin Matathias: Explore the connection between food choices, food production systems, and their impacts on both human and environmental health. Learn which food choices can lead to optimal human health, while having the least environmental impact. Learn to evaluate water use, land requirements, energy use, and waste production to assess the ecological footprint and sustainability of our daily food–consumption decisions. We will also sample many delicious foods. With Robin Matathias, Adjunct Prof. of Environmental Studies at Keene State College. 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 1/12: Fat Facts, 1/19: Sugar; 1/26: Overfishing & Sea Vegetables; 2/2: Get to Know Your Greens. Free. Brattleboro Food Co-op Community Room, 7 Canal St. Registration required: 802-246-2821,


PUTNEY Will Ackerman - The Gathering, 4 Guitars: An intimate evening of acoustic music with renowned guitarists Will Ackerman, Travor Gordon Hall, Todd Mosby, and Vin Downes. Ackerman is the Grammy award-winning founder of Windham Hill Records and producer of over 70 artists. He's rated as one of the top 30 guitarists in the world under 30 years of age by Acoustic Guitar magazine. Over the course of his illustrious career, he has been awarded 27 Gold and Platinum records in the US and internationally. 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. $28. Next Stage Arts Project, 15 Kimball Hill. Information: 802-387-0102; Click for more info on Web in new window.

Farmers' markets

BRATTLEBORO Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market: Local farm produce, meats, syrup, fresh baked goods, local cheeses, fruits, cider, pickles, preserves, handmade jewelry, pottery, soaps, and more. Delicious lunch menu and live music. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturdays. Through Saturday, March 30. C. F. Church Building, 80 Flat St. Information: 802-869-2141,



January 2019