Monday, November 15, 2010

Holiday Farmers' Markets Sat. Nov. 20th

All participants will feature locally grown and locally produced products.

Vendors at the Williamstown market include Appletree Hill Organic Farm, Baby Cakes, Bee Sweet, Berkshire Organics, Berle Farm,The Berry Patch, Black Queen Angus Farm, Chocolate Springs, Cricket Creek Farm, East Mountain Farm, Gammel Garden, Goat Rising, Hidden Pasture Farm, Holiday Brook Farm, Ioka Valley Farm, Jaeschke’s Orchard, The Market of Pittsfield, Mezze Catering, Mighty Food Farm, Mission Bar + Tapas, Ooma Tesoro, Peace Valley Farm, River Valley Farms, Shaker Mountain Canning Company, Sol Flower Farm, Sweet Brook Farm, Wee House Bakery, Wild Oats Market, Wildstone Farm and Zucchero Dolce. Williams College Dining Services will be offering samples of their local gelato. Berkshire Grown, Hancock Shaker Village, Mezze Restaurant Group, The Red Lion Inn and The Sustainable Food and Agriculture Program at Zilkha Center will also be present.

Vendors at the Great Barrington market include Allium Restaurant + Bar, Asia Luna, Berkshire Mountain Bakery, Berkshire Orchids, Berkshire Organics, Berkshire Wildflower Honey, Cedar Farm, Consider Bardwell Farm, Cricket Creek Farm, Earthborn Garden, Farm Country Soup, Farm Girl Farm, Farm House Bakers, Foggy River Farm, Good Dogs Farm, GooGoo Gourmet, Indian Line Farm, Jaeschke’s Orchard, Justamere Farm, Klara’s Gourmet Cookies, Leahey Farm, Lorna Herbals, Maiden Flower Farm, Markristo Farm, Mayflower Farm, Maynard Farms, Moon in the Pond Farm, North Plain Farm, Ooma Tesoro, Shaker Mountain Canning Company, Taft Farms and Zehr & Sons Mushrooms. Berkshire Grown will also be present.

WHERE: There will be one market in Williamstown and another in Great Barrington on Saturday, November 20. (A second market is scheduled for the Saturday before Christmas on December 18.) Entertainment for the whole family includes live music at both venues and lunch items will be available for purchase.

WHEN: Holiday Farmers’ Markets will take place at the Williams College Field House on Latham Street in Williamstown (10 am – 2 pm) and the Searles School Gymnasium on Bridge Street in Great Barrington (9 am – 1pm.) PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION FOR THE GREAT BARRINGTON MARKET.


In support of Berkshire Grown, this event is sponsored by Massachusetts Grown…and Fresher, The Williams College Sustainable Food and Agriculture Program at the Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives, Mezze Restaurant Group, Mission Bar & Tapas/The Market, The Red Lion Inn, Storey Publishing and Slow Food of Western Massachusetts.