Massachusetts Grown...and Fresher!
Your Gateway to MassGrown farm products, specialty foods, and fun ag-tivities!
Maple Syrup Fun Fact
Maple sugar was a major part of the diet of Native Americans because of its intense sweetness. Until the Civil War, maple sugar was the dominant sweetener until replaced by cane sugar. It takes about 40 gallons of sap to be boiled down to one gallon of syrup. Learn more here.
March is Maple Month!
Massachusetts has over 75 maple syrup producers offering tours and pancake breakfasts.
Reserve Your MA Food Plate
To reserve your plate and be counted towards that 1,500 mark, all we ask now is that you sign up HERE with your contact information - no payment is required at this time.
Winter Farmers' Markets
Massachusetts now has 43 winter markets across the Commonwealth to find an array of locally grown products.
CSA Farm Shares
Massachusetts has 180 farms that offer shares/subscriptions to the public. Along with traditional shares, many offer meat shares, fruit shares, 1/2 and whole shares.
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!
Faces of Ag
Paul and Serena Zononi
Paul Sr. and Serena Zononi, owners of Paul's Sugar House, Williamsburg, feature their own award-winning maple products all year including maple syrup, maple candy, maple cream & maple sugar, selling mainly retail through the Sugar House. Wholesale customers include the Williamsburg Market, serving the community since 1990. Depending on the weather, they boil maple sap starting at the end of February and all through March. Visitors can watch the maple syrup boiling process and sample freshly made maple syrup. Serena works together with Paul in all aspects of their maple business. More here »
Visit Massachusetts Maple Producers across the state and taste of 100% pure Massachusetts maple syrup produced from local sugar houses. They will be open to visitors as well as area restaurants that will serve menu items made with pure Massachusetts maple syrup. Massachusetts sugarmakers have won more awards than anyone else at the 2014 international maple competition! Sugarhouses will be open to visitors, and restaurants around Massachusetts will feature menu items made with 100% pure Massachusetts maple syrup. More events here »