Saturday, January 14th in Great Barrington 
Winter Farmers Markets in Great Barrinton January 14 and February 18_ 10am-2pm at Monument Valley Middle School

A full list of January Farmers Market vendors is available here

There is so much to discover at the Winter Farmers Market!
HFM carrots
The January and February markets will showcase the Berkshire winter bounty including potatoes, carrots, beets, winter squash, onions, garlic, mushrooms, kale and a variety of other greens. Other locally produced products available at the market will include eggs, chicken, goat, grass fed pork and beef, over a dozen different kinds of locally produced cheeses, ice cream, jams, pickles, kimchi, sauerkraut, tempeh, honey, and delicious baked goods. 

Grilled sausages and omelets will be on sale to eat at the festive event.
Food Adventures will lead hands-on snack-making activities for children with seasonal ingredients.  
More information about Winter Farmers Markets can be found here and on Facebook!

Thank you Farmers Market sponsors!

Recycle your Christmas Tree & Feed Local Goats
It's a win-win for everybody!
Photo Credit_ Dandelion Hill Farm
Dandelion Hill Farm will in Sheffield will happily recycle your discarded Christmas Trees.

Drop them off at the farm anytime - on right side of driveway.   

For more information about Dandelion Hill Farm and recycling Christmas Trees, call 413-229-6083 or click  here .  

What we are reading:

Massachusetts commercial food waste ban has generated $175M in economic activity

What we are watching:

Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story (2014) 
Screening presented by: Friends of the Great Barrington Libraries 
Just Eat It. A Food Waste Story

On Saturday, January 7, at 7:00, the Friends of the Great Barrington Libraries present "Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story" (2014). A  documentary about food waste and food rescue.

"Just Eat It" is a 74-minute, multi-award winning documentary film about food waste and food rescue. 

The showing is in the Mason Library Main Reading Room, it  is free and open to the public.

Giving Thanks

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Annual Fund this ye ar!

Supporting Berkshire Grown directly supports your local farmer and is an investment in everyone in the Berkshires. Keeping local agriculture alive is good for the land, good for families, good for your community, and (as you know) delicious.  

Stay in touch.

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