Massachusetts Grown...and Fresher!

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


Fun Facts

There are 7,755 farms in Massachusetts working on over 523,000 acres to produce $492 million in agricultural products. At nearly $48 million, the state ranks 5th in the nation for direct market sales and 3rd in the nation for direct market sales per operation. Direct market sales account for 10% of the state's total sales of agricultural products. learn more here.

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May

Time to Plant Something! Things are looking great at our local independent greehouse growers. Start thinking about what plants do you want to grow this year!

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Honey and Beekeepers

Massachusetts is home to 4-4,500 beekeepers managing between 40-45,000 hives. Pollinators are so important for our farmers.

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Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Farms

Massachusetts has over 185 farms offering CSA shares. Farmers offer fresh produce shares, as well as fruits, and meats options.

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Boston Public Market

Features Massgrown and New England vendors in a permanent year-round market in Boston that provides fresh, healthy food to consumers of all income levels. Open 7 days a week 8am - 8pm!

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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

WMass Food Processing Center

The Western Mass Food Processing Center (WMFPC) works to promote economic development through entrepreneurship, provide opportunities for sustaining local agriculture, and promote best practices for food producers. A team of many talented people, the center provides business planning, technical assistance and product development support to food producers at any stage while offering the vital food safe commercial kitchen and equipment- overall making starting a food business a more achievable goal. More here »




Spotlight

Sheep and Woolcraft Fair

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May 27 & 28 - The 43rd Annual Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair in Cummington, MA. Chosen by Yankee Magazine as one of the top twenty things to do in Massachusetts. The Pioneer Valley Sheep Breeders Association, the Massachusetts Federation of Sheep Associations and the Massachusetts Deptartment of Agricultural Resources will sponsor its Annual Sheep and Woolcraft Fair at the Cummington Fairgrounds. All Massachusetts sheep producers and woolcraft enthusiasts are invited to participate in this event. More here »