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.

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Chef Demos:
From 11am – 1pm, Dan Smith, chef-owner of John Andrews Farmhouse Restaurant in South Egremont, will be sharing some tips and tricks on how to cook seasonally and offering up a warm and delicious sample of housemade ricotta gnocchi and butternut squash-sage-brown butter sauce made with High Lawn Farm milk and produce from the market

From 11am – 1pm, Anna Gershenson, PCTV’s The Natural Cook, will demonstrate how to make a chicken salad with green sauce with produce from the market.

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Harvest Festival:
In lieu of an October 3rd Thursday, the Office of Cultural Development will host a Harvest Festival at the market from 11am-1pm. The festival will feature:

  • Greylock Federal Credit Union Halloween Costume Parade with giveaways
  • FREE rides with the Roaming Railroad
  • FREE bouncy house
  • Pumpkin painting
  • Dancing with tunes from a Harminy Entertainment DJ
  • Interactive hula hoop demos and performances from Pittsfield City Hoopla

State Representative Tricia Farley-Bouvier brings us…

The Unclaimed Property Division from State Treasurer Deb Goldberg’s office will be checking names of Massachusetts residents to see if they have any unclaimed property.

After an exceptionally busy visit in August, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s E-ZPass Van will return to distribute free E-ZPass transponders to market shoppers.

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Farmers and food producers

  • Assembly Coffee Roasters: bagged coffee beans, hot and iced coffee
  • Balderdash Cellars: wine
  • Cricket Creek Farm: artisanal cheese, meat, bread, grilled cheese sandwiches
  • Elmartin Farm: meat, grilled hamburgers
  • First-Flower Farm: fresh cut flowers and bouquets, jams, jellies, pickles, flower sugars and syrups
  • Four Corners Farm: vegetables
  • Green Meads Farm Herbals: herbal products, succulents and floral bouquets
  • Mountain Girl Farm: eggs, preserves, goat’s milk products
  • Nourish The Sheep: paninis, wraps, fresh-made drinks, low-sugar desserts, vacuum-sealed freezer meals
  • Ooma Tesoro’s: marinara sauce, ready-to-eat menu: uovo in purgatorio (eggs in purgatory)- an egg cooked in marinara sauce and topped with pecorino cheese; pasta with marinara, homemade grass fed beef meatballs, sauteed kale and mushrooms (bella, cremini, white, porcini) with onions, garlic infused olive oil
  • Square Roots Farm: meat, vegetables, eggs, sheep skins
  • Taft Farms: vegetables, fruit, seedlings, baked goods, cut flowers
  • The Sweetish Baker: baked goods
  • Trusted Roots Farm: vegetables, seedlings, eggs
  • Uprising Farm: vegetables, fruit, wild foods, herbs, cut flowers, eggs
  • White Goose Gardens/Holiday Brook Farm: vegetables, microgreens, maple syrup, grilled breakfast sandwiches and hamburgers
  • Wild for Greens: microgreens, fresh-pressed juices
  • Windy Ridge Farm: fruit, herbs, vegetables

Artisans

  • Ali Herrmann: original artworks and handmade jewelry
  • Galleria Cecilia: original art, coasters, notecards

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Save the dates…

We are heading into The Lighthouse at The Boys and Girls Club for our monthly, indoor market! Find us there each second Saturday of the month, November through April, from 9am to 1pm.

November 12, December 10, January 14, February 11, March 11 and April 8!

For direct entry, park in the lot in between The Boys and Girls Club {16 Melville Street, Pittsfield} and the former Notre Dame church and enter all the way in the back through the big blue doors.