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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Winter Farmers Markets

Massachusetts now hosts over 45 winter markets that offer an assortment of extended seasonal crops

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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 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

Francey Slater and Lydia Sisson

Francey Slater and Lydia Sisson are the Co-Founding Directors of Mill City Grows - an urban agriculture and food production organization in Lowell, MA. Mill City Grows helps residents grow a vibrant local food system in Lowell. We help run community and school gardens, have two urban farms, mobile market, and numerous food and garden based education programs. Francey and Lydia started Mill City Grows out of a passion for food and community building. Lydia is an experienced commercial farmer and small business owner. More here »




Spotlight

2017 MA Agriculture Calendar


Now available is the is the 2017 Massachusetts Agriculture Calendar! Each year the Massachusetts agriculture calendar, Celebrating the Seasons of Massachusetts Agriculture, features winning photos from this years’ public photo contest. Each photograph is selected that best spotlights crops and farms across the Commonwealth. Winning photos can be viewed here. Each month also includes “Fun Facts” and “Teaching Tips,” which makes this a great gift to a teacher! More here »