Hilltown Families
Honey Bears

A delicious project your family can try at home is to purchase a few bottles of different types of honey from a local hobby apiarist, farmers' market, or food co-op for...

Rhubarb Stand

Pick up rhubarb from a local farm stand! A local delicacy, rhubarb, has been enjoyed globally for thousands of years in sweet & savory dishes.

Photo: Wheat

The fall is the season for harvesting wheat and corn. The word “harvest” is originally derived from the Old English “haerfest,” meaning “autumn.” In ancient Britain and other European communities, the...

Farmers’ markets are community builders and are intrinsically a part of New England culture and traditions. In Western Massachusetts, many farmers’ markets have expanded to not only include agricultural products but...

Food connects us. From the hands and land that grow and nurture our ingredients to the moment we gather together and share a meal, food has the power to reveal...

While almost all food scraps make great compost, certain scraps can make something even more wonderful - more food! Families can engage in hands-on experiential learning by collecting bits of these...

Sweet Potato Slices

Here's a recipe for Roasted Sweet Potato Lasagna! A great comfort food for cold winters in western Massachusetts.