Massachusetts Grown...and Fresher!

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


Fun Facts

Massachusetts ranks 6th in the US with number of farms offering CSAs (421 by the USDA 2012 Census). April is a great time to look for a CSA near you. They offer you the freshest produce, the opportunity to connect closely to your local farmer, and the ability to be involved in various ways. Each one is different. Some offer pick-your-own, some offer planting or weeding times, along with a variety of CSA options from fruit, herb, and meat shares. It is an opportunity to educate yourself and your family to all the bounty of crops we produce in Massachusetts. Learn more and find a farm near you CSA farms here »

 

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Fresh Herb Salad with Clover Honey

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May is the Time to Plant Something

Mother's Day kicks off the Planting Season. Plant something with Mom and you will both benefit from the experience. Find a garden center near you.

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Craft Breweries

Explore the Bay State by sampling the finely crafted ales and lagers from breweries and brew pubs. With over 60 breweries to visit, there is plenty of award-winning beer right around the corner.

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Farmers' Markets

Massachusetts markets are starting to open with flowers, herbs, and plants. Check the map for dates and times for a market near you.

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Boston Public Market

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

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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

Evan Reseska

Family owned and operated since 1996, Boston Honey Company is the largest producer of Massachusetts honey. Andy Reseska, "Queen Bee" Addie Reseska and their son Evan (pictured) along with foreman Nick Delaini, manage 2,200 hives based out of Holliston. They are passionate about producing honey and creating other products of the hive, utilizing beeswax, pollen, and propolis sustainably. Their beekeeping practices are centered on colony health and honey quality. They do it all - from raising honeybees, extracting honey from the comb, bottling, and marketing. Find them in the Boston Public Market. More on Evan and them here »




Spotlight

Boston Public Market Kitchen

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The Kitchen at the Boston Public Market offers year-round programming that encourages a passion for regionally sourced food and appeals to a diverse audience. The 3,200 square foot space, programmed by The Trustees of Reservations, will offer opportunities such as hands-on cooking demos, lectures, family activities, exercise classes, training and community events within the Boston Public Market. The Kitchen is a gathering place for all to share and learn about the healthy bounty of Massachusetts. More here »