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

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Greenfield Year Round Farmers Market--2020

two locations by season; see description below Greenfield, MA Phone:

Market is open year-round in different warm-weather and cold-weather locations. Find a wide variety of food including fresh and frozen vegetables, fruit, meat, honey, maple products, fresh bread, handcrafted items, and much more. There is parking on both the North and South sides of the school. Location changes at the end of April and end of October. The market accepts SNAP benefits, credit and debit cards.
Email: https://greenfieldfarmersmarket.com/contact
Six-foot distancing is required at the market, as well as hand washing at a provided station at the single entrance point. There is a one-way loop through the market area, and orders are given to vendors, who will choose products for you. Online ordering is available with some vendors.

Summer location, dates and hours: Court Square; early May through October; Saturdays; 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Winter location, dates and hours: Discovery School at Four Corners, 21 Ferrante Avenue; schedule varies. Winter market.
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Pittsfield Year Round Farmers Market--2020

two locations by season; see description below Pittsfield, MA Phone:

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. Vendors. Customer’s guide. Information: grace@rootsrising.org
Summer location, dates and hours: The Common on First Street; May-October; Saturdays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Winter location, dates and hours: Zion Lutheran Church, 74 First Street; November-April; the second Saturdays of the month; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Amherst Farmers Market--Summer 2020

On the South Common in Amherst Center Amherst, MA 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.
Covid rules include no eating, no touching the products (vendors will do that for you), six-foot social distancing. Sanitizing station at the market entrance where a line will form. Curbside pickup of advance online ordering is available from some merchants now, and more in the future.
Dates and hours: April-November; Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.–1:30 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.
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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.
Winter Farmers Market at the Hampshire Mall

Hampshire Mall, 367 Russell Street Hadley, MA 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. Email: info@wfmhm.com
Dates and hours: December through March except Martin Luther King weekend; Saturdays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Orchard and other produce, maple products, dairy products, prepared foods, bread, pastries, dog treats, meats, soaps, jewelry, crafts
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