• Interview with Sara Stephany, Public Affairs at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

    As our fourth outdoor market season was underway, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts reached out with excitement to sponsor and partner with us. Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is a community-focused, not–for–profit health plan with thousands of members in the Berkshires. Sara Stephany, Senior Manager of Public Affairs, came out for a visit to […]

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  • Harvest Fest- Final Outdoor Market

    Our 4th outdoor season comes to a close with a full line up of vendors, demos, activities and opportunities!! The American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Walk: The walk takes place at The Common in the morning… Registration for this non-competitive, inspirational event begins at 9am and the walk is set to start at 10am. Chef […]

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  • October 8th at the Market

    Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Live Music Join us from 11am to 1pm for live music with Lee Rogers. Special Guests Visit New Life Chiropractic for free neck and back muscle testing and […]

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  • Preserve Swap at the market

    Preserve Swap : October 1st Bring YOUR goods to the market this Saturday for a good old-fashioned preserve swap. No money exchanged- just a chance to expand your pantry offerings. Trading begins at noon! A little FAQ: 1. How does the swap work? People bring items to the market to trade with others. We start […]

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  • And the 2016 Throwdown Champ is…

    Photo by Justin Allen A huge thank you to everyone who participated in and supported our 2nd annual Farm to Glass Throwdown. What a night we had! Berkshire Mountain Distillers’ spirits were combined with carrots, apples, chili peppers, tomatoes and nasturtium flowers from our farmers market to make the most delicious farm-to-glass cocktails. Photo by Berkshire […]

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  • Our 2016 Double Value Program

    Farmers markets contribute to the health of residents by improving the availability of fresh, nutritious, and affordable food within the community. They connect producers and consumers, which not only allows for greater profits for farmers, but also allows the community to gain a deeper connection to and greater understanding of where their food comes from. […]

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  • September 24th at the Market

    Does taking your kids to the farmers market sound fun or daunting? It can be a whole lot of fun and a really great teaching/learning opportunity. We are so excited to be offering a special Market Tour and Chef Demo for you and your littles THIS Saturday… Join Morgan Ovitsky and her son Austin at […]

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  • Judge Scott Edward Cole: Farm to Glass Throwdown

    Photo credit: Bill Wright Come out to our Farm to Glass Throwdown (for one heck of a party) and support local farmers, growers, makers and shakers, all to benefit the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market! Who doesn’t want to kick back and drink a cocktail with judge Scott Edward Cole? Seriously, who? Get your tickets NOW! Scott […]

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  • How to shop the farmers market with your kids

    Does taking your kids to the farmers market sound fun or daunting? It can be a whole lot of fun and a really great teaching/learning opportunity. We are so excited to be offering a special Market Tour and Chef Demo for you and your littles THIS Saturday, September 24th! MARKET TOUR Join Morgan Ovitsky and […]

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  • Judge Suzy Konecky: Farm to Glass Throwdown

    Come out to our Farm to Glass Throwdown (for one heck of a party) and support local farmers, growers, makers and shakers, all to benefit the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market! One of our favorite foodie friends is leaving The Berkshires. Come get super cheesy with judge Suzy Konecky and celebrate her… with a cocktail (or two […]

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  • Competitor Jesse Hunter: Farm to Glass Throwdown

    Come out to our Farm to Glass Throwdown (for one heck of a party) and support local farmers, growers, makers and shakers, all to benefit the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market! I’m Jesse Hunter of The Dream Away Lodge. It’s great to be a part of the ever-flowing Berkshire cocktail scene. I love experimenting with flavors […]

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  • Competitor Brayton Whitney: Farm to Glass Throwdown

    Come out to our Farm to Glass Throwdown (for one heck of a party) and support local farmers, growers, makers and shakers, all to benefit the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market! Brayton loves this time of year in the Berkshires. He enjoys kayaking on a cool day, driving through the hill towns as the leaves begin […]

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  • Judge Jenny Benson: Farm to Glass Throwdown

    Come out to our Farm to Glass Throwdown (for one heck of a party) and support local farmers, growers, makers and shakers, all to benefit the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market! Are you ready to see judge Jenny Benson get sassy and saucy? I am, I am! Get your tickets NOW! Jenny Benson, born and bred in the […]

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  • Competitor Jesse Lee Egan Poirer: Farm to Glass Throwdown

    Come out to our Farm to Glass Throwdown (for one heck of a party) and support local farmers, growers, makers and shakers, all to benefit the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market! Competitor Jesse Lee Egan Poirer knows that crafting a perfect cocktail is both an art and a science. Come watch him make cocktail magic! Get your tickets […]

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  • Competitor Kayla Zigmand: Farm to Glass Throwdown

    Come out to our Farm to Glass Throwdown (for one heck of a party) and support local farmers, growers, makers and shakers, all to benefit the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market! My name is Kayla Grace Zigmand and I am 22 years old and am one of three bartenders and John Andrews Farmhouse Restaurant. I am […]

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  • Competitor Zoe Doucette: Farm to Glass Throwdown

    Come out to our Farm to Glass Throwdown (for one heck of a party) and support local farmers, growers, makers and shakers, all to benefit the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market! Competitor Zoe Doucette is an artist and her cocktail craft is no different… It WILL BE a work of art! Get your tickets NOW! Vermont-native Zoë Doucette, […]

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  • September 17th at the Market

    Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us from 11am to 1pm for live music with […]

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  • Judge Yuki Cohen: Farm to Glass Throwdown

    Come out to our Farm to Glass Throwdown (for one heck of a party) and support local farmers, growers, makers and shakers, all to benefit the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market! Come help judge Yuki Cohen solve all the world’s problems over a cocktail! Get your tickets NOW! Yuki Cohen is the Vice President and Financial Advisor […]

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  • Judge Billy Keane: Farm to Glass Throwdown

    Photo credit: Bill Wright Come out to our Farm to Glass Throwdown (for one heck of a party) and support local farmers, growers, makers and shakers, all to benefit the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market! Will judge Billy Keane cast his vote with a poem or a song? Come find out! Get your tickets NOW! Billy Keane is […]

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  • Competitor Jane Burns: Farm to Glass Throwdown

    Photo credit: Miriam Ross Come out to our Farm to Glass Throwdown (for one heck of a party) and support local farmers, growers, makers and shakers, all to benefit the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market! What ingredients will competitor Jane Burns choose?!  Want to try her cocktail? Get your tickets NOW! Jane Burns, ‘tender at Allium in […]

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  • Judge Eric Kerns: Farm to Glass Throwdown

    Photo credit: Megan Haley Come out to our Farm to Glass Throwdown (for one heck of a party) and support local farmers, growers, makers and shakers, all to benefit the Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market! Come see what kind of cocktail makes judge Eric Kerns weak in the knees. Get your tickets NOW! After two decades […]

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  • September 10th at the Market

    There are 30 students in our Pittsfield Public Schools who are eager to learn to play music but whose families cannot afford to buy or rent instruments. Music matters! Let’s make sure all youth in our community have the opportunity to become a music maker. Raid your garage, attic, thrift stores… we are hosting a […]

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  • September 3rd at the Market

    Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us from 11am to 1pm for live music with […]

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  • August 27th at the Market

    From melons and peaches to tomatoes and corn, from okra and carrots to cucumbers and zucchini, it feels like everything is in season right now! We also have pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Get yourself down for the best in fresh, local and […]

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  • August 20th at the Market

    Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us from 11am to 1pm for live music with […]

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  • August 13th at the Market

    Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us for 11am to 1pm with live music by […]

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  • August 6th at the Market

    Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us from 11am to 1pm for live music with […]

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  • Wellness Day at the Market

    Join us for a day of health and wellness! Demos and information from health practitioners, fitness instructors, nutritionists and more. The day’s schedule includes: 9am group run with Berkshire Running Center Free classes with Berkshire Yoga Dance & Fitness– all ages and levels welcome: 9:00 am Zumba w/ Rachael Plaine 9:30 am AcroYoga Demo w/ […]

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  • July 23rd at the Market

    Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us from 10:30 to 11:30 for live drumming and […]

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  • July 16th at the Market

    Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us from 11am to 1pm for live music with […]

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  • July 9th at the Market

    Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us at 10:30 for live music with Kids 4 […]

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  • July 2nd at the Market

    Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us from 11am to 1pm for live music with […]

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  • June 25th at the market

    Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us from 11am to 1pm for live music with […]

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  • June 18th at the market

    photo credit: Regina Burgio Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us from 11am to 1pm […]

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  • June 11th at the Market

    photo credit: Regina Burgio * THIS WEEK ONLY * find us in the parking lot across from The Common, as the Berkshire Craft Beer Festival takes over the park. Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly […]

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  • June 4th at the Market

    photo credit: Regina Burgio Market day: June 4th Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Youth Alive […]

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  • May 28th at the Market

    photo credit: Regina Burgio Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us from 10:30 to 12:30 […]

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  • Pittsfield lands $75K Kresge grant for neighborhood food projects

    May 23, 2016 Berkshire Eagle by Dick Lindsay PITTSFIELD — Pittsfield is becoming foodie central, landing a $75,000 grant to ensure proper nutrition and access to fresh, locally produced food by all city residents. The Kresge Foundation award was one of 26 recently doled out nationwide totaling $2 million and chosen from 500 applications, the […]

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  • Market day: May 21st

    photo credit: Regina Burgio Market Day: May 21st Come shop for fresh, local and seasonal fruits and vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, cheese, bread and baked goods, wine, coffee, artisan goods and more. SNAP proudly accepted. Find us Every Saturday, now through October 15, 9am to 1pm The Common, First Street, Pittsfield Live Music Join us […]

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  • Good weather, popular vendors help bring in crowd at first Pittsfield Farmers Market of season

    May 14, 2016 Berkshire Eagle by Phil Demers PITTSFIELD — Sunny weather helped drive droves to Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market on Saturday, providing a boost to 37 local vendors who’d set up shop in First Street Common. It marked the first outdoors farmers market of the season, and it will remain in the park until […]

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