Massachusetts Grown...and Fresher!

Your Gateway to MassGrown farm products, specialty foods, and fun ag-tivities!


Blueberry Fun Facts

Soon you will see blueberries at farms and at the markets. Blueberries are one of three native fruits that are grown commercially in MA. Native Americans used blueberries as a source of food, dye, and medicine long before the Pilgrims arrived. Find places for locally grown blueberries here »

 

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Farmers' Markets

Massachusetts now has 247 up and running farmers' markets across the Commonwealth. Check the map for dates and times for a market near you.

Map of markets here »

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Blueberry Season Begins This Month

July is when we start to see the blue fruits of the year! Whether at Farmers' Market or freshly picked at the farm, don't miss out!

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Wineries

Massachusetts has 30 wineries across the Commonwealth. Most offer tours and sampling. Check the map for one near you.

Map of wineries here »

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Boston Public Market Opens Soon!

Its mission is to develop and operate a permanent year-round market in Boston that provides fresh, healthy food to consumers of all income levels.

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Culinary Tourism

Culinary travelers to Massachusetts can find an array of regional specialties that span from the Cape to Berkshires: delectable oysters, maple syrup, cranberry jellies, award-winning wines, farmstead cheese, to name just a few!

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Faces of Ag

Smolowitz Family

Farmer Ron Smolowitz & his wife Roxanna, along with their diverse staff, farm and operate 20 acres of land on Cape Cod. Coonamesset Farm is a stellar example of an agri-tourism farm with a strong focus on research, sustainability & culinary tourism. Coonamessett Farm offers a one-of-a kind farm membership program, as well as a day pass that offers visitors the opportunity to pick their own vegetables, berries, herbs & flowers. Members have unlimited visits with the farm animals; their alpacas, sheep, goats, donkeys, chickens and ducks love company. Visitors can also enjoy a lovely paddle on Pickerel or Coonamessett Pond. And while you're there, you can grab a bite to eat at their farm café with a menu that uses plenty of their own farm produce when available. During the summer months, the ice cream stand sells locally made ice cream. Learn more here »




Spotlight

Farm to Table Dinners


It's the season for farm-to-table dining! Peruse our Culinary & Agricultural Events Calendar for a host of seasonal land & sea inspired functions. You'll find casual farm buffets, complete with local musicians, as well as farm dinners that invite top toques to wine and dine guest with a multi-course plated dinner. Many restaurants also capitalize on the bounty of the season, sourcing directly from local farms, and incorporating the cream of the crop on their menus. At its heart, regardless of the venue, farm-to-table dinning offers guest a pasture to plate experience during the height of the season. These dinners celebrate our dedicated growers and food producers, while fostering community camaraderie & agricultural collaboration. Make your reservations now! Visit here»