Monday, November 19, 2012

Amy Cotler: Food for All!

2012 Berkshire Thanksgiving Dinners, Free and Low-Cost
Those of us who can savor Thanksgiving together are lucky.
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Thanks to Judith Lerner of the Berkshire Eagle for these……
Salvation Army (413) 442-0624 300 West St., Pittsfield; turkey dinner with all the trimmings made by Captain Scott Peabody, his wife Captain Karen Peabody and people from the church; Sunday, November 18, 4:30 p.m.; free walk-in.
Berkshire Food Project Community Thanksgiving Chef’s Dinner (413) 664-7378 First Congregational Church, 134 Main St. at Ashland St., North Adams; Valerie Schwartz director, Jared Polens chef; presented by chefs Chris Bonnivier, Greg Roach and others; dinner Monday, November 19, 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. free walk-in; volunteers welcome all afternoon.
Berkshire South Community Center (413) 528-2810 x10 25 Crissey Road, Great Barrington; 5th Annual Community Thanks Supper; Tuesday, November 20; three seatings: 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m.; free by reservation but donations are accepted; volunteers welcome call for information.
Christian Center 393 Robbins Ave. at Linden St., Pittsfield; (413) 443-2828; turkey dinner; 12pm to 1pm Thursday, November 22; doors open at 11:30 a.m.; open until 2 p.m.; meals delivered to elderly and shut-ins, hopefully by 12 p.m.; free walk-in; call any day up to Thanksgiving day at 12 p.m. to get a meal delivered.
Berkshire Vegan Network Living Thanksgiving at United Methodist Church of Lenox, 6 Holmes Road at Route 7, Lenox; vegan potluck; Thursday, November 22, 1 p.m.; adults/$7 children 3 to 12/$3; reservations required; call Melissa Campbell (413) 684-0176 for reservations; each person is to bring a vegan dish free of all animal products that will serve 10; attach a recipe card with ingredients to each dish; coffee and hot and cold water will be provided; please bring own place settings and utensils. Guest share time after dinner to express why they are thankful. Speakers Aram Polster and Miriam Jones.
Guthrie Center Thanksgiving Dinner (413) 528-1955 4 Van Deusenville Road at Division St., Great Barrington; dinner; Thursday, November 22, 1 p.m.; free by reservation; hosted and catered by Samuel’s Deli and the Guthrie Center; call if you need transportation arrangements; volunteers welcome just show up.
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