Help Berkshire Grown keep our farmers farming and celebrate the season at the 20th annual Harvest Supper!

To save paper and money, invitations are being managed entirely online this year.

Berkshire Grown member chefs are committed to creating their menus with food grown on Berkshire farms. Sample their creations and eat fresh, eat local!

Delicious Food and Drink - Fun, food- and farm-related Silent Auction

Tickets are available  here.
  • $40 Berkshire Grown member farmers
  • $40 Guests under 40 yrs old
  • $75 Berkshire Grown members
  • $85 Non-members
Tickets will be held at the door.
RSVP by Sept. 14

Click  here  for more information. 

Member Profiles
Berkshire Grown has food and farming business members from throughout the region. 

Check out the series and keep an eye on our facebook page for more.

Vitality Chiropractic - Helping Others and Yourself
Vitality Chiropractic is a local business taking care of patients and the community. During the month of September, make a $75 donation to Berkshire Grown's Share the Bounty program and receive a Chiropractic Assessment and Adjustment. 

Call 413-644-6402 for more information! 

Farm ers Markets Are Going Strong
Autumn temperatures bring a fresh chill in the morning air and a bountiful harvest to the farmers markets.

You can spend the whole day enjoying delicious food, doing your grocery shopping, visiting with friends, discovering delicacies, and building community. 
Check out pages 4 & 5 of this year's  Guide to Local Food and Farms to find your market.

hoop house
The 2018 federal Farm bill is up for renewal on September 30, but many people don't know how this complex piece of legislation will impact everyday life here in our region. 

Did you know that SNAP benefits make up 80% of the farm bill? Or that over 300 hoop houses (season-extending, temporary greenhouses) across Massachusetts exist thanks to the farm bill?  

Read the whole article  here

4th Annual Berkshire Fermentation Festival

The Fermentation Festival will be here before we know it. 

Sunday, September 16, 10am-4pm at the Great Barrington Fairgrounds.

Featuring an array of local food vendors sampling and selling their products as well as demos, lectures, a culture swap, science corner, book signings, raffle, live music, and more.

Read more about the festival  here.

Photo by Heather Bellow for the Berkshire Eagle

Thanks to the  Berkshire Eagle and staff writer Heather Bellow for this great story.

These students and their teachers are an inspiration. Let's all try to do more  #BuyingLocal and  #EatingLocal to 

Read the whole article  here .

Thank You to our Host Farms
Brattle Farm

Special thanks to Brattle and Markristo Farms for hosting our first member farm tours in August. We were lucky to have beautiful weather on both days and, of course, fantastic company. 
Markristo Farm

If you would like to join us for a future event, become a member at the $100 level or above. 

Support Berkshire Grown, local food, and our farmers.

Stay in Touch
Berkshire Grown's e-newsletter comes out monthly. Please send updates to

Margaret Moulton, Executive Director
Barbara Zheutlin, Outgoing Executive Director
Jess Camp, Program Manager
Alicia Rossie, Communications Director
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