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The chard glows like stained glass, and the carrots are sweet and earthy and deep oranges and translucent purple. Last summer’s harvest is bottled in raspberry shrub and flamingo-pink sauerkraut. Even in midwinter you can find a farmers market or a food market serving locally grown fare.
- From May to October, farmers markets crop up in most Berkshire towns. Williamstown and North Adams host theirs on Saturday mornings with live music, crafts, pastries and prepared foods.
- Even in the cold, North Adams, Pittsfield and Bennington farmers markets run monthly, and Berkshire Grown holds holiday markets in Williamstown before Thanksgiving and Christmas.
- Farm markets like Cricket Creek and food markets like the Wild Oats Co-op and the Store at Five Corners offer local meats and cheeses, condiments and baked goods.
Salad bar, hot buffet, soups, and grab-and-go sandwiches and other gourmet items.
Baked goods, fresh vegetables, eggs, cheese and honey … locally made and produced foods and live music come together as local farmers bring their harvests to town year-round.
One of the few year-round farmers’ markets in the area featuring fresh greens, root veggies, baked goods, dairy products, meats, crafts, music and more.
You can find locally made, grown and roasted fare year-round from Assembly Coffee Roasters to Balderdash Cellars, Cricket Creek Farm, Mountain Girl Farm, Smokey Divas, Square Roots Farm and more.
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Held at the base of Spring Street from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays from May to October, the market is growing to include more farmers with fresh produce, prepared foods from strudel to Greek pastry and live music.