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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Christmas Trees

Time to take the family or loved ones to a local farm to get a fresh cut Christmas tree for your home. There are many reasons a fresh cut tree is the environmental choice, and many farms make it fun to find your tree, as well as offer hot cocoa, coffee or hot cider!

Learn more and find a tree farm near you.

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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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Farmers' Markets

Massachusetts has over 235 farmers markets across the Commonwealth. Farmers offer fresh flowers, produce, plants, eggs, meats, and more!

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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

Jerry and Cheryl Wareck

Jerry and Cheryl Wareck

Riverwind Tree Farm is a family-owned business in Lancaster that specializes in farm-fresh, cut-your-own Christmas trees. Cheryl and Jerry Wareck opened Riverwind Tree Farm in 2008, though they spent a full decade before that planting, watering and growing thousands of seedlings. Visitors to Riverwind Tree Farm enjoy the experience of walking through the fields and finding and cutting their own tree. Riverwind offers more than a dozen different types of Christmas trees, including traditional firs like Fraser and Balsam, and rarer, more exotic firs such as Nordmann, Turkish, Corkbark, Grand, Korean, Siberian, Noble and Meyer Spruce. More here »




Spotlight

Holiday Farmers Markets

Berkshire Grown Markets

December 16th in Great Barrington at Monument Valley Middle School, and Sunday, 10:00-2:00, December 17th in Williamstown. Fill your holiday table with the best of local food from Berkshire farmers and producers! Local crafters are in the mix for all of your holiday gift-giving needs. Local vegetables, fruit, meat, cheeses, honey, maple syrup, ferments, preserves, breads, sweets, coffee, crafts, hot lunch and more! Plus music, fun for kids and all of your favorite farmers! New this year is the availability of the Healthy Incentives Program (HIP). HIP matches SNAP purchases of fruits and vegetables at farmers markets, farm stands, mobile markets, and CSAs providing SNAP customers with extra dollars to spend every month. Click here for more information and times» More Winter Markets mapped here.