Berkshire Botanical Garden Schedules 6th Annual Rooted in Place Green Gardening Symposium | Local Ads

STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. – The 6th Annual Berkshire Botanical Garden Rooted Ecological Gardening Symposium invites attendees to create a new eco-friendly vision by exploring the connection between the surrounding landscape.

Scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on November 14 at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass., The symposium features four informative sessions led by expert presenters who will explore the topic ‘Growing Resilience: the climate crisis, our gardens and our communities. Guest speakers include Jennifer Jewell, author and host of the award-winning weekly public radio show and podcast “Cultivating Place: Conservations on Natural History and the Human Impulse to Garden”; Pete Grima, a forester on duty in the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation; Sam Hoadley, director of horticultural research at the Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, Delaware, and Rebecca McMackin, director of horticulture at Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Prior registration and proof of COVID vaccination or negative test within 48 hours is required for participation in the symposium. More information is available at or by calling 413-298-3926. Scholarships, student discounts and member discounts are available.

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