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
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.
Share the Bounty: During the growing season Berkshire Grown buys shares in local farms to give to food pantries, kitchens and participants in WIC. On a couple farms, shares are subsidized.
Berkshire Grown Winter & Holiday Farmers Markets: Located at Monument Valley Middle School in Great Barrington MA on the Saturday before Thanksgiving and Christmas from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. SNAP accepted in Great Barrington.
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