April 21, 2015


Berkshire Grown Mission

Keep Farmers Farming! 

Berkshire Grown supports and promotes local agriculture as a vital part of the Berkshire community, economy and landscape.

We do this by…

  • Advocating for farmers
  • Supporting good agricultural practices
  • Fostering Education and Outreach
  • Food accessibility for the community
  • Farm to table networking
  • Promoting locally grown and produced food


  • OUR VISION: Berkshire Grown is the “go to” network linking farmers and the Berkshire community. Through events, workshops, promotions, advocacy and education highlighting locally grown and produced food, Berkshire Grown helps to create a thriving local food economy.


What is Berkshire Grown?


Berkshire Grown Board of Directors

Allison Rachele Bayles, President *

Ariel Bock

Tom Curtin, Treasurer *

Laurily Epstein, Vice President *

Sarah Gardner

Annette Grant

Roberta Haas

Jane Iredale

Jan Johnson

Jake Levin

Laura Meister

Julie Michaels

Peter Platt *

Martin Stosiek, Clerk *

Hester Velmans

Lee Venolia

Adam Zieminski

Barbara Zheutlin, * Executive Director, barbara (at) berkshiregrown (dot) org

Kate Bailey, Program Coordinator, kate (at) berkshiregrown (dot) org

Jamie Paxton, Outreach Coordinator, jamie (at) berkshiregrown (dot) org

Shannon Barsotti, Farmers’ Market Manager, Williamstown

Rose Levine, Farmers’ Market Manager, Great Barrington

* Members of the Steering Committee of Berkshire Grown

Telephone 413-528-0041 | Fax 413-528-6241
Office Address: 314 Main Street, 2nd Floor Great Barrington, MA 01230
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 983 Great Barrington MA 01230

Berkshire Grown is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization.

Photos on the site: Jason Houston, Jonathan Hankin, Christopher Blair

Watercolor by Stephanie Anderson