Best of Connecting Point: Making It Here

Best of Connecting Point: Making It Here

Making It Here profiles people’s passions for what they do in western New England. In this “Best of” episode, our producers share their favorite local businesses and creators from the past seven seasons. Six Depot Coffee Flavio Lichtenthal’s love of coffee...

Coming Up Monday, December 26

Making It Here Special   Six Depot Coffee Flavio’s Lichtenthal’s love of coffee began at 13 in the pool halls of Buenos Aires, his native city. Years later, coffee roasting became the natural outcome and he and his wife Lisa Landry started Six Depot Roastery and...
Making It Here: Atkins Farms Country Market

Making It Here: Atkins Farms Country Market

What started as thirteen Macintosh apple trees more than 100 years ago has grown into a full-service, one-stop shopping destination. Not only is Atkins Farms Country Market in South Amherst known for locally grown apples and produce, it’s also known for friendly...

Coming Up Monday, October 17

Ballot Question 4: Marijuana, For Northampton Attorney Richard Evans discusses his support for Massachusetts Ballot Question 4, allowing recreational use of marijuana in the Commonwealth. Making It Here: Atkins Farms Country Market What started as thirteen Macintosh...
Making It Here: Fire Cider

Making It Here: Fire Cider

Inspired by his grandmother’s recipe for an old New England apple cider vinegar tonic, Dana St. Pierre came up with “Fire Cider” to support his immune system and health. After first sharing with family and friends, demand grew and grew, and now the Pittsfield-based...

Coming Up Monday, May 9

Making It Here: Fire Cider For years, Dana St. Pierre used his grandmother’s recipe for an old New England apple cider vinegar tonic to support his immune system and health. After first sharing with family and friends, demand grew and grew, and now the...

Sled Hockey Tournament

Carole Appleton, Executive Director of Amelia Park Ice Arena in Westfield, and Sled Hockey Tournament participant Corey Drouin of the Western Mass Knights team discuss the upcoming sled hockey tournament and its meaning and importance for the athletes who take...

Coming Up Monday, April 28

“Prison State” Preview An upcoming “Frontline” documentary “Prison State” will be airing Tuesday April 29 at 10pm. it takes an intimate look at the cycle of mass incarceration in America and one state’s effort to reverse the trend. On a local level, we’re...

Coming Up Thursday, November 7, 2013

Springfield College’s New President Jim Madigan interviews the new President of Springfield College, Mary-Beth Cooper,PhD. Dr. Cooper is the first woman to head the school. Springfield College Real Dads Forever Doug Edwards founder of Real Dads Forever talks about how...

Sled Hockey Tournament

Sled hockey is a sport that was designed to allow participants who have a physical disability to play the game of ice hockey. Ice sled hockey was invented in the early 1960s in Stockholm, Sweden at a rehabilitation center. It is currently one of the most popular...

Diversified Farms

CISA Executive Diretor Phil Korman visits two local farms that are preparing for the upcoming season, Crabapple Farm in Chesterfield and Mockingbird Farm in Easthampton.   https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151361166168693&l=d9bd84ea51  ...

Food For Thought with Simon Stevenson

Chef Simon Stevenson takes a trip to Cold Spring Orchard in Belchertown for some apple picking, and then goes into the kitchen to show us how to make his special hot mulled cider, just in time for those cold fall and winter evenings! Recipe: Simon Stevenson’s...