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The Whole Berkshire Hog: James Beard NYC 2011

Green Peas TV spotlights Berkshire chefs at the James Beard House in February 2011. Check out the teaser video below. A special thanks to Jane Watson for sending our way. More to come in the next few months! Green Peas TV: The Whole Berkshire Hog at James Beard Foundation 2011  

Mezze Hosts Preserving in Spirit(s) Workshop Rescheduled for Sunday, September 11

Berkshire Grown’s Preserving the Bounty is back and Mezze Bistro and BeeSweet are participating featuring Berkshire Mountain Distillers spirits! Committed to the resurgence of the lost art of preserving food, Berkshire Grown presents Preserving the Bounty: Canning, Pickling and Keeping the Harvest. A series of fun and educational community canning workshops have been coordinated in […]

Berkshire Grown Restaurant Week: June 5-9, 2011

In celebration of Restaurant Week and as a benefit to members, Berkshire Grown restaurants will be offering a three-course prix fixe menu featuring locally grown or produced foods for $25.11 (not including tax and tip). This promotion is offered exclusively to Berkshire Grown members at 19 restaurants in our region from Sunday, June 5 through […]

Chefs in the Woods Where the Wild Things Are

Foraging at Cricket Creek Farm with Berkshire Chefs Last Friday morning, a group of local chefs visited Cricket Creek Farm in South Williamstown to take part in a foraging walk hosted by Mezze Restaurant Group and led by expert forager Evan Strusinski. Coffee was a required prelude for this gang and a bit of bramble […]

“The Whole Berkshire Hog” James Beard Dinner features Social Media Pro Jeffrey Kingman

We are very excited to announce our combined Berkshire culinary team efforts in the world of social media with “The Whole Berkshire Hog” Dinner at the James Beard House on Friday, February 4th in New York City. Participating Berkshire restaurants, chefs, fans and marketing professionals are working together to create a dynamic online presence leading up […]

Green Peas TV to Film Backstage at the James Beard House

We’re very excited to announce True Simmer Productions and Green Peas TV will be backstage at the James Beard House as Berkshire chefs craft “The Whole Berkshire Hog” dinner for more than 80 guests on Friday, February 4. In the upcoming Berkshires episode scheduled for the spring of 2011, Green Peas TV will take their […]

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’ […]

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 […]