2024 Guide to Local Food & Farms

Posted on May 17, 2024 // view all News

The Berkshire Grown Guide to Local Food & Farms 2024 is a great resource for finding fresh, locally grown and prodcued food around the Berkshires. Find local farms growing specialty crops, offering CSA’s, accept SNAP and other benefits. Learn where you can shop for fresh food at local farm stores and at the various Berkshire Farmers Markets. The Guide also features speacialty food producers and grocers, restaurants and lodging selling farm fresh products. Visit the Community Food Pantries section if you need assistance accessing food.

Read how farmers markets offer a terrific way to connect with local farmers and buy fresh, locally grown, nutritious food. At farmers markets in the Berkshires, vendors supply an abundance of local food, including fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, meat, cheese, honey and maple syrup, mushrooms, and baked goods. Specialty farm products like herbs, condiments, candles, soap, animal hides, and wool round out the markets.

Read how a truly resilient local food system provides everyone equitable access to fresh local food – a system where everyone’s connection to food stretches beyond subsistence to a future of abundance. Rooted in our deep appreciation of everything that local farmers provide, Berkshire Grown’s work to “Keep Farmers Farming” depends on a community-wide commitment to build and sustain a resilient local food system, including changes in individual eating habits, sustainable agricultural planning, and governmental policies that secure the future availability of an affordable, sustainable, locally-sourced food supply.

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