Frederick Law Olmsted and His Legacy on the North Shore

Salem Athenaeum 337 Essex St., Salem, MA

The Olmsted name is associated with over 75 landscape design projects in 20 communities on the North Shore; only a handful were the work of Frederick Law Olmsted Sr., the designer of Central Park. Ms. Pamela Hartford will share the surprising trajectory which prepared Olmsted for his significant career, and showcase his unique landscape aesthetic […]

“Foraging for Food and Connection with Our Local Plants” with Herbalist Iris Weaver

Cultural Center at Rocky Neck 6 Wonson Street, Gloucester, MA

 - Saturday, December 3, 2:30-4 PM Foraging is an ancient tradition that provides an intimate connection with the foods we eat. In this short walk and accompanying talk, herbalist Iris Weaver will introduce some of the edible plants growing wild around Rocky Neck. Along the way, participants will learn ways to appreciate and engage with […]