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Berkshire Chefs Bring “The Whole Berkshire Hog” to NYC’s James Beard House

Dinner Highlights Culinary Culture of the Berkshires On February 4, 2011, the James Beard Foundation presents The Whole Berkshire Hog, an evening showcasing the culinary talents and farm-to-table efforts of several of the most innovative chefs of the Berkshire region. The foods prepared will be raised, grown and foraged in the Berkshire region. The Berkshire […]

Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers’ Market in Williamstown December 18

$40,000 Generated at Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers’ Markets in November; Next One Scheduled for 12/18

Photos Courtesy of Fran Duncan of platetoplate + durablegoods The numbers are in. Well… just one or two missing from vendors who don’t check their email, but that means the total figure is even higher than what was reported, which is amazing! More than 2,500 community members attended the second annual Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers’ […]

Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers’ Market Williamstown Photos

Get Local for Thanksgiving: Holiday Markets Present 60 Vendors this Weekend

You’ve probably seen the announcement somewhere already (we hope)… but we wanted to make sure you knew WHO was going to be there so we can make sure YOU get there. GOING LOCAL FOR THANKSGIVING There aren’t many one-stop shopping opportunities to buy all-local ingredients for your Thanksgiving dinner. In fact, it’s a rare occurrence […]

The Markets are Coming, the Markets are Coming…

The Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmer’s Markets that is. This coming Saturday. OK. Get your pen out. Turkeys, pork, beef, chickens, lamb, lamb skins, wool, eggs, mushrooms, arugula, root vegetables, apples, cheese, soup, quiches, bread, cakes, biscotti, cookies, pies, pickles, maple syrup, honey, beeswax candles, flowers, locally grown baby food, preserved and canned goods. All locally […]

Berkshire Grown Presents Two Holiday Farmers’ Markets — 11/20 + 12/18

Last year’s Holiday Farmers’ Markets were absolutely incredible. From the farmers who came out in the early morning to sell their wares, the huge efforts they made to display their goods and the managers who helped coordinate the endless details to the volunteers who took the time to set up the spaces, the musicians who […]