October 2016 Berkshire Grown e-news
PICK-YOUR-OWN APPLES:

ALWAYS CALL AHEAD for availability!
 
Windy Hill apple
Bartlett's Orchards
(7 days a week 10 - 5) 
575 Swamp Road Pittsfield, MA 01201 
413-698-2559

508 Canaan Rd.
Richmond, MA
413-698-3301 or 800-833-6274    
 
Jaeschke's Orchard
(7 days a week)
736 Crane Avenue, Pittsfield, MA 01201
413-743-3896  
 
Lakeview Orchard (Wed - Mondays 9 - 5 pm) 
94 Old Cheshire Road
Lanesboro, MA
413-448-6009   
 
(Fri - Sun 9- 5 or by appointment)
101 New Hartford Rd.
Sandisfield, MA
413-258-4761    
 
Maynard Farms & Orchards (weekends 10 - 5) 
326 River Rd. , Ulster Park, NY 12487
Phone: 845-331-6908  
 
Windy Hill Farm
( PYO 9 - 4:30 )
686 Stockbridge Road
Great Barrington, MA
413-298-3217    
 
PICK-YOUR-OWN PUMPKINS:
  pumpkin closeup
(weekends only, 11 - 5pm)
303 Rannapo Rd.
Sheffield, MA
413-229-8481
 
 
 
Free Hayrides 
* Animal Petting Area 
* Pumpkin Slingshot 
* Mazes 
* Pumpkin Races
 
September 24th - October 30th 
Fall Fun Weekends 10 am - 5 pm 
(rain or shine)
 
3475 Route 43
Hancock, MA
413-738-5915

You're invited:
Turner Farms hosts Open House 
Sunday October 9th: 11 am - 2 pm 
Try Cabot Cheese - visit a dairy farm, meet your local farmers! 
(413) 528-5710
 
12 Reasons to Drink Your (Daily) 12 Ounces: In Praise of Much Maligned Milk (and the Farmers who Grow it) by Sarah Gardner

Pick up your own free copy of the Fall 2016 issue of Edible Berkshires at stores or Read here 
 
A huge, huge thank you to chefs, farmers, underwriters and all who attended the Harvest Supper!!! inspired chefs created delicious, beautiful food featuring the food produced right here in the Berkshires
Elizabeth Keen, Indian Line Farm, Maddie Elling, Hosta Hill Farm, Nicole Campanale
" The Berkshires' reputation for high-quality farms, food artisans and restaurants has truly been a group effort, though it's safe to say Berkshire Grown has been a steadfast champion of the farm-to-table movement before that term even entered the lexicon. On Monday, Sept. 19, those farmers, restaurateurs, chefs and food producers, as well as dozens of hungry guests, turned out for the ever-popular Harvest Supper at Ski Butternut." read more by Rachel Louchen in Rural Intelligence


More photos in Berkshire Style by Colleen Macmillan:
Beet Tzatziki by Firefly chef Zee Vassos, food from Forthill Farm, photo by Colleen Macmillan in Berkshire Style   
 

John Andrews Farmhouse Restaurant owner/chef, Dan Smith photo by Caroline Alexander, Berkshire Food and Travel
click to see more photos


Support your local farmers - a few FARMERS MARKETS are still open:
check out times and locations on Facebook and  Map-o-licious
HFM greens garlics

SAVE THE DATES: 
Great Barrington:
Monument Valley Middle School, 313 Monument Valley Rd.
Saturdays: November 19, December 17 January 14 and February 18
 
Williamstown: Williams College Towne Field House, 82 Latham Street
Sundays: November 20 and December 18
ALL MARKETS 10AM-2PM
 
Tursted roots at HFM yellow tint

 

 

Saturday and Sunday October 8 and 9th from 10am - 5pm  

 

 

 

Admission to

the Festival is $5 and kids under 12 are free.  

 

 

Harvest Festival is held on the grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Garden and all proceeds go to benefit the Garden's education program.  To learn more click 

 

 
What we are reading:
 
Why Did the Obamas Fail to Take On Corporate Agriculture?

By MICHAEL POLLAN
 
"....For all the disappointments, the Obamas deserve credit for celebrating and nourishing Little Food.
If nothing else, the spotlight of
their attention helped elevate the idea of food as something worthy of public attention...."


will premiere on

Thursday, October 6 & screen 7-9, 13, 15&30
Hudson, NY

A Q&A with Turtle Tree Seeds will follow the October 6 screening.

Stay In touch!
Berkshire Grown's e-newsletter comes out monthly.  Please send information to barbara@berkshiregrown.org, thanks!  Join Berkshire Grown   here.

Barbara Zheutlin, Director  
Kate Bailey, Program Manager
Martha Bryan, BAV Program Manager 
Jamie Paxton, Outreach & Program Manager 
413-528-0041

     
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