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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. 5-part series (take one or more): 1/5: Whole Food & Fiber, 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 Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez Concert/Dance Party: This dance party features a Cajun theme. Known as "The Beehive Queen" for her outrageous, mile-high hairdo, Christine is the current, long-time vocalist with the Saturday Night Live Band. She was voted #7 on Alternate Roots' list of top 30 Female Vocalists. Her band, Rebel Montez, includes Michael Colbath on bass, Cliff Goodwin on guitar, and Larry Donahue on drums. Beer and wine cash bar in addition to Cajun-themed snacks. 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. $18 ($20 at door). 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,


BRATTLEBORO Yoga Locally: Vigorous Vinyasa taught by Laura Tabachnick. 5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays), 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. (Saturdays). Donations benefit Brattleboro nonprofits. One Eighteen Elliot, 118 Elliot St. Information: 917-239-8743; Click for more info on Web in new window.



January 2019