December 21, 2014

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Buy a local Christmas tree this year!

Still shopping for a Christmas Tree? Buy Local! Four Berkshire Grown Farmers have locally-grown Christmas Trees available. Buy local and support area farmers this Christmas:   Frederick Christmas Tree Farm, Hinsdale, MA Choose-your-own trees 413-655-8551 360 Washington Road (Route 8) Hinsdale, … [Read More...]

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What is Berkshire Grown?

Berkshire Grown is a grass roots, member supported, non-profit organization that supports and promotes local agriculture as a vital part of the Berkshire community, economy and landscape. Our goal is to keep farmers farming! We produce Holiday Farmers' Markets to extend the season for farmers and all of us who eat and like to eat fresh … [Read More...]

Farmer – Landowner Mixers: October 28th in Williamstown, Oct. 29th in Great Barrington

  Are you a... Farmer seeking land?     Landowner looking for a farmer to farm your land?   Farmer thinking about transitioning to the next generation or owner? Join us for a Farmer-Landowner Mixer in North or South County    Tuesday October 28 at Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation 671 Cold Spring Rd., Williamstown   Wed. … [Read More...]

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Debate about industrial ag heats up

A recent article in The New Yorker heats up the discussion of genetically modified foods. A new article: Debunking Popular Myths about GE Crops Portrayed in the Media: By Debbie Barker, International Programs Director, Center for Food Safety posted by the Center for Food Safety responds citing the myths The New Yorker perpetuates and asserts: … [Read More...]

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Watch Dan Barber and Elizabeth Kolbert

"Beyond Farm to Table: The Future of Food" Dan Barber and Elizabeth Kolbert in conversation   If you missed seeing chef Dan Barber and author Elizabeth Kolbert at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, MA in August, thanks to CTSB TV you an watch now.   … [Read More...]

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Farming in Western MA on WGBY TV

  Long Row in Fertile Ground on WGBY, Springfield   A Long Row in Fertile Ground Premiering Wednesday July 9 at 8pm Western New England’s agricultural legacy has persisted for more than three centuries, through waves of migration, technological innovation and economic uncertainty. In many ways it is the birthplace of American … [Read More...]