Massachusetts Grown...and Fresher!
Your Gateway to MassGrown farm products, specialty foods, and fun ag-tivities!
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.
Now that Spring has arrived we welcome warmer days. We start to think about eggs, flowers, and Earth day events.
Honey and Beekeepers
Massachusetts is home to 4-4,500 beekeepers managing between 40-45,000 hives. Pollinators are so important for our farmers.
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.
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!
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!
Faces of Ag
WMass Food Processing Center
The Western Mass Food Processing Center (WMFPC) works to promote economic development through entrepreneurship, provide opportunities for sustaining local agriculture, and promote best practices for food producers. A team of many talented people, the center provides business planning, technical assistance and product development support to food producers at any stage while offering the vital food safe commercial kitchen and equipment- overall making starting a food business a more achievable goal. More here »
SBN is excited to kick-off the new year with it's first ALLocal Dinner of 2017 at SBLP Graduate and SBN Member Mei Mei Restaurant on Sunday, April 23, 2017 @ 5:30pm! Raise awareness around the benefits and challenges of seasonal cooking and promote local agriculture and seafood, by highlighting local food and local food systems. SBN defines local as the New England regional food system. Mei Mei Restaurant's ALLocal Dinner menu will feature eight family style dishes made from all locally sourced ingredients! More here »