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Holiday Farmers’ Markets in the Berkshires Local food isn’t only available during the growing season!  A bounty of locally grown and produced foods are available year-round in Western MA, and Berkshire Grown is making these products even easier to purchase by hosting two annual pre-holiday farmers’ markets! “We’re thrilled to host our 4th annual farmers’ markets,” says Barbara Zheutlin, Executive Director of Berkshire Grown. “We’re extending the season for our local farmers,… Read More

Winter Fare Week 2008: Local Food in the Winter! Eating locally grown food is easy in August when area farmstands are overflowing and a Free Harvest Supper is served on the Greenfield Town Common (click here to see photos). But what’s possible in the middle of winter? “Lots!” according to Juanita Nelson of Deerfield, MA (pictured right). She and some friends want everyone to eat locally year-round, so they are planning a… Read More

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