Exploring a Sense of Place at New Salem Cider: An Afternoon of Conversation and Connection

Sunday, October 9, 2022
2:00 PM EDT - 5:00 PM EDT

New Salem Preserves & Heritage Cider
67 S Main Street
New Salem, MA 01355

Event Title:
Exploring a Sense of Place at New Salem Cider: An Afternoon of Conversation and Connection


Carol Hillman and Carol Berner at the Long Trip in South Carolina
Carol Hillman and Carol Berner on the 2019 Bank Street Long Trip in St. Helena Island, South Carolina

The Bank Street community in New England is invited to join us for an afternoon of cider and other local fare, along with a conversation and interactive experience with Carol Berner, GSE ’92. We are grateful to our event host, BSCAA Advisory Board Member Carol Hillman, GSE ’67, ’87, President of New Salem Cider and New Salem Preserves, for making this event possible.

Please Note: If inclement weather occurs, this event will be rescheduled to the following day on Monday, October 10.

About Carol Berner
Carol Berner, GSE ’91, graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University and has an MSEd from Bank Street Graduate School, where she joined the faculty in 1999. She worked with K–12 students and teachers in New York City and Connecticut for 15 years as a classroom teacher, faculty coach, and curriculum designer. Since moving to Vermont in 2004, Carol has been teaching in the education departments at Smith College, Antioch University New England, and UMass Amherst while working on environmental education projects in local schools and communities.

Carol is regional coordinator of River of Words, a place-based education initiative integrating environmental science, literacy, and the arts in the Connecticut River Valley. Carol coordinates the Water Inquiry group and Mill River Inquiry, ongoing collaborations with Smith students and local K–12 teachers.

A Note About COVID-19:
The health and wellbeing of Bank Street alumni, faculty and staff, students, and friends remains a priority for the College and all alumni events will proceed in compliance with all state, local, and public health guidelines. All attendees will be asked to attest to their vaccination status.

The event is free of charge, however, a gift to Bank Street of any amount is encouraged and appreciated. Appetizers and one drink ticket will be provided.

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