A LEARNING LABORATORY FOR YOU In the Berkshires of Massachusetts MARIE STELLA, MA, MS, Landscape Historian, Instructor
The Sustainable Home and Landscape: Field Study Exploring Art, Technology, and the Environment-a 21st Century Approach
Come to Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, for a one day 4 hour intensive course in the foothills of the Berkshires. This course of study will explore the Beaver Lodge, a residence designed by Marie Stella. This hands-on laboratory setting will offer information in the promotion of sustainability, innovative use of native plant materials, construction of rain gardens, green roofs, and vegetated walls. Rainwater harvesting and organic vegetable gardening will also be featured. A ‘petting zoo’ of green materials will help to familiarize you with the latest products available. Enjoy a locavore gourmet luncheon and learn about SLOW FOOD.
PLATINUM LEED certified, the highest level of achievement designated by the US Green Building Council. NOFA (Northeast Organic Farming Association) accredited
10:00AM to 2:30PM
Please send a check for $50.00 for each person made payable to Marie Stella for lectures, tour and lunch.
Call to reserve a place.
BEAVER LODGE ♦ 719 BARNES ROAD ♦ SHELBURNE FALLS, MA ♦ 01370
(413) 625-2009 ♦ firstname.lastname@example.org ♦ www.mariestellabeaverlodge.com