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Holiday Farmers Markets for Thanksgiving Cooks

Rural Intelligence FoodLast year, Berkshire Grown, the organization that facilitates the farm-to-table movement held its first pre-Thanksgiving farmers’ markets simulateneously in Great Barrington and Williamstown. They proved to be unqualified successes—merry happenings where you could purchase local ingredients for Thanksgiving dinner and catch up with friends at the dawn of the busy holiday season.

This year in Great Barrington, you’ll be able to purchase turkeys, pork, beef, chickens, lamb, lamb skins, wool, eggs, mushrooms, arugula, root vegetables, apples, cheese, soups, quiches, breads, cakes, biscotti, cookies, pies, pickles, maple syrup, honey, beeswax candles, flowers, locally grown baby food, and preserved and canned goods.

In Williamstown (where the farmers and community recently celebrated at a party at Mezze), there will be root vegetables, shallots, garlic, leeks, Brussels sprouts, cabbages, kale, Swiss chard, spinach, lettuce, bok choy, collards, winter squashes, heirloom apples, apple cider, strawberries, local canned tomato products, cheese, yogurt, cornmeal, popcorn, cakes, cookies, pies, quick breads, tarts, chocolate and caramel sauces, truffles and chocolates, fruit butters and jams, raw honey, dried flowers, 100% grass-fed beef, meadow veal, osso bucco, hams, ham steaks, bacon, Canadian bacon, pork chops and roasts, sweet and hot Italian link sausage, breakfast sausage and ground pork for turkey stuffing.

The enterprising Millerton Farmers’ Market is moving indoors on November 20 for one day at Gilmor Glass, and the Amenia Winter Farmers’ Market will be back in the gym of the new town hall. And the hearty souls in Rhinebeck will be outdoors on Sunday, November 21, for one last time before moving indoors in December.

Saturday, November 20

Rural Intelligence FoodNovember 20
Great Barrington Holiday Farmers’ Market at Searles Schoo Gymnasiuml on Bridge Street
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Williamstown Holiday Farmers’ Market at the Williams College Field House on Latham Street
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Millerton Holiday Farmer’s Market at Gilmor Glass at 2 Main Street
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Amenia Winter Farmers’ Market  at the Amenia Town Hall on Route 22
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sunday, November 21

Rhinebeck Farmers’ Market  at the Municpal Parking Lot on East Market Street
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Related Posts:
“The Making of the Millerton Farmers’ Market” (June 29, 2010)
“Rhinbeck Farmers’ Market Dinner at Astor Courts” (October 19, 2010)

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