Life with Monte: Good Stock Farm Cooking School

When you think of the locations for some of the top cooking schools you probably think of New York or Paris, but not Hatfield, Massachusetts. In tonight’s “Life with Monte”, Connecting Point contributor Monte Belmonte discovers Good Stock Farm in Hatfield and its chef owner Sandy D’Amato. Good Stock was recently voted one of the six best cooking schools in the country by Food and Wine magazine.  Monte visited the School recently to learn more about their story.

Good Stock Farm

Kelly School’s Response to the Holyoke Fire

Jacqueline Glasheen, Principal of the Kelly School, discusses her decision to open the school to offer refuge to those affected by the devastating New Year’s Day fire in Holyoke. She spoke with Carolee McGrath about the events of that tragic day, and the resultant outpouring of community support in the days that have followed.

D.A Gulluni on the Safe Schools Summit

The “Safe Schools Summit” is a day of continuing education for teachers sponsored by the Massachusetts Teacher’s Association, in partnership with Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni. The day included strategies to reduce bullying, and helping teachers deal with students suffering from trauma. Carolee McGrath sat down with the D.A. to learn more.