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Farmers markets in the Berkshires are rich with local foods, culture

Amherst Farmers Market - Amherst, MA
Amherst Summer Farmers Market

On the South Common in Amherst Center Amherst, MA, 01002 Phone: 413-786-2335

Rain or shine, the Amherst Farmer's Market has served the community for over three decades, and it only gets better with time as chefs and artisans perfect their recipes and crafts to share with you at this community event. Over three dozen vendors including baked goods, fresh produce, eggs, meat.
Dates and hours: April-November; Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Pittsfield MA Farmers Market
Pittsfield Year Round Farmers Market 2022

two locations by season; see description below Pittsfield, MA, 01202 Phone: 413-344-0816

Products include baked goods, beverages, dairy, meat, eggs, pantry items, plants and produce. SNAP accepted. The market is now virtual. Online shopping is available from Monday at noon until Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. or until the maximum order limit is reached. Food is delivered, in a non-contact way, to your door. - List of Vendors.
Summer Market Info: Pittsfield Common at 100 First Street; Saturdays from May 14 - October 8, 9am - 1pm
Winter Market Info: Zion Lutheran Church at 74 First Street; Saturdays from November-April, 9am - 1pm
Amherst Winter Farmers Market - Amherst, MA
Winter Farmers Market at the Hampshire Mall

367 Russell Street Hadley, MA, 01035 Phone:

Fresh vegetables, pasta and fish, local meat, bread, cheese, apples, mushrooms preserves and ferments, soap and herbal products, plants and crafts. Also featuring live music, kids' activities, hot coffee and prepared food to eat there or take away.
Dates and hours: December through March except Martin Luther King weekend; Saturdays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Farmers Market at Forest Park--Summer 2020

Cyr Arena at Forest Park Springfield, MA Phone: 413-737-1724

Rain or shine, this market brings you organic, and conventional produce, bread, honey, goats' milk soap, grass-fed beef, hormone free pork, and much, much more.
In 2020. use the Trafton Road entrance to the back entrance of the market. From Sumner Avenue take right on Cliftwood to Dickinson Street; take a right. First right is Trafton Road. Follow that to back entrance of the park. From the Longmeadow end, take your first left after Temple Beth El. Follow that to back entrance.
In 2020, please be prepared to shop and not linger. Face masks are required for everyone over age 2. Please leave pets at home.
Dates and hours: May 26-October; Tuesdays; 12:30 to 6 p.m.
Great Barrington Farmers Market--2020

18 Church Street (one-half block from Main Street) Great Barrington, MA Phone: 413-528-2662

This is a producer-only market, which means that you'll only buy food and products straight from the hands that grew or made them. Featured products include lavender, veggies, meats, and much, much more.
Covid changes: Orders should be placed ahead of time when possible (click on individual vendors on the website). No eating or drinking, no pets, no seating areas or live music. There will be one entrance and the number of customers will be limited. The market asks that only one household member be sent if possible.
Dates and hours: mid-May to end of October; Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Greenfield Farmers Market - Greenfield, MA
Greenfield Year Round Farmers Market

Two Locations by Season Greenfield, MA, 01301 Phone:

This market features fresh, locally grown food with local craft vendors such as herbal ointments and salves, hand-thrown pottery, handmade portable chicken coops, cutting boards and custom-made furniture pieces, hand-crafted jewelry and more.
Summer Location, Dates and Hours: Court Square; Saturdays from late April thru late October, 8am - 12:30pm.
Winter Location, Dates and Hours: Second Congregational Church at Court Square; Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 21 and Feb. 18, 10am - 1pm.