Massachusetts Grown...and Fresher!

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


Blueberry Fun Facts

Blueberries are one of the three native fruits to Massachusetts. Along with being high in fiber, low in fat, they become a great summer snack as an excellent source of vitamin C and high in manganese. Learn more here. Massachusetts has over 80 PYO farms. Map of them here.

 

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Very-Berry Summer Salsa

 

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Farmers' Markets

Massachusetts has almost 250 markets across the Commonwealth. Farmers offer the community fresh produce, flowers, plants, meats, cheese, wines and more.

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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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Blueberries in Season

Massachusetts blueberries are now ready to be picked or purchased at our many farms across the Commonwealth.

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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 starting July 18!

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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

Rick Reault

Rick Reault

Rick Reault is the owner/operator of New England Beekeeping and Carlisle Honey in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts. Rick has been keeping bees for over 20 years. New England Beekeeping is a small commercial bee keeping company that runs 500 bee hives in central and eastern Mass as well as southern New Hampshire and Vermont. They sell Carlisle Honey in over 50 area farm stands and grocery stores. New England Beekeeping offers pollination services, honey extraction services and they sell package honeybees, nucs, and queens. They offer bee school courses and Rick is also available for speaking engagements. Rick is very involved with countless area beekeeping associations and has received many beekeeping accreditations. More here »




Spotlight

Wachusett Mt. Farm Fresh Fest

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August 27-28, Princeton: This two-day festival will feature a farmers' market, craft fair, cooking demos, local wine growers, agricultural demos, workshops, contests, and live music. Family entertainment includes: baby and miniature animal petting zoos - pony rides - moonbounces, and SkyRide. 2016 Farm Fresh Contest, featuring Jams & Jellies, hosted by 961 SRS! You don't have to be a vendor to participate! Check out the application form! Live music all weekend - Sat., Goodnight Blue Moon, Sunday, Town Meeting. Cooking Demos taking place every hour throughout the day, both days! Educational demonstrations: Learn about bees, gardening/growing, maple-sugaring and more! Details here »