Massachusetts Grown...and Fresher!

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


Fun Facts

Christmas trees are great for the environment. Christmas tree production is a sustainable agricultural practice. Nearly 98 percent are grown on farms, thus limiting negative impact on forests. Based on the last USDA Ag Census, there are 397 farms with nearly 30 00 acres in production across Massachusetts. Find a farm near you and learn more here.

 

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Christmas Trees

Time to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

Make plans to cut your own Christmas at one of the many local farms across the Commonwealth. They last long, preserve open space, and smell great!

Map of farms here »

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

Charles Lukasik

Charles Lukasik

Located in the heart of Western Massachusetts, Lukasik Farm is a century family farm. Henry's son, Charles is the farm manager. He is 4th generation Lukasik, youngest of five children. They take pride in their turkeys and the other birds they raise. The turkeys are raised free range, all natural, processed and packaged on the farm. He has plans to increase the number of birds each year on the 40 acre farm. Their goal is to grow each year and become an energy independent farm. Other items they offer include young chicken, eggs, pheasant, partridge, quail and poultry sausage, all available through the holiday season. More here »




Spotlight

SBN Winter Gala

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December 8 - Join the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts for another fantastic end-of-the-year party! Mark your calendars now-- SBN's 15th Annual Winter Gala will take place on Thursday, December 8th from 7:00-10:00 PM! We're excited to host our annual fundraising event at the Center for Arts at the Armory in Somerville, MA. This lively venue will provide the perfect backdrop for a true celebration of all things local. The Gala also features the 2nd Annual Massachusetts Sustainable Business of the Year Presentations where four businesses will be recognized for their work toward a local, green & fair economy! Look forward to live music, a delicious locally sourced dinner provided by Basil Tree Catering, beverages. live and silent auctions with exciting new items. More here »