Farm and Table

The Farm New Marlborough: A photo essay

Thursday, Aug 3 - Tom Brazie had dabbled in farming his whole life, owning a milking cow and some chickens, tending a garden... In fact, his family history of farming in New Marlborough dates back to the mid-1700s.

NATURE’S TURN: Eat the summer sun’s glitter–to sparkle

Monday, Jul 31 - Halfway between the summer solstice – the longest day of the year – and the autumnal equinox -- the time of equal day and night –this gardener is feeling swept up in the incoming high tide of growth, maturation and ripening.

Building a sustainable food chain at Climbing Tree Farm

Wednesday, Jul 19 - Farming at Climbing Tree is particularly labor-intensive given its hillside location, but there is a significant upside: the view. The farm looks out on a small lake, forests and the mountainous terrain of Massachusetts.

Spring is really here! Berkshire farmers markets are back

Friday, May 12 - Farmers markets are fun for customers. But they also play an important role in the economy of a town, not to mention a major financial benefit to local farmers and food vendors. The New Marlborough Farmers Market opened last Saturday (May 6), while Great Barrington and Pittsfield inaugurate their farmers markets this Saturday, May 13.