Farm and Table

Culinary Adventures: Berkshire Grown Holiday Farmers Markets

Wednesday, Nov 19 - There will be more than 40 vendors at the holiday markets. Booths for farmers are so popular that there is a waiting list for vendors. The Berkshire Grown holiday markets have built a solid reputation for quality of merchandise.

Eat well, live well: How do we get children to eat well?

Monday, Nov 3 - What we should be most concerned with is that children are eating real food, not processed junk. It is the job of the parent to offer (and offer is the operative word) a variety of nutritious foods, in a developmentally appropriate form, in a pleasant environment.

Culinary Adventures: The Old Inn on the Green

Wednesday, Oct 29 - The Old Inn exudes the qualities one expects of the quintessential New England inn, with its rustic atmosphere, candle-lit rooms, seamless service, and, most importantly, elegant food.

Culinary Adventures: The Housie Market

Wednesday, Oct 22 - The menu at the Housie Market is peppered with items not found elsewhere, such as poached eggs on polenta. Then there’s the Contactors’ Special, a “great deal” what with two eggs, cheddar, bacon, and her homemade tomato salsa on ciabatta with a cup of coffee for $6.99.

Culinary Adventures: The Monterey General Store

Wednesday, Oct 15 - Monterey — Monterey is not just on the way from Great Barrington to Jacob’s Pillow. It’s a picturesque town with about 900 full-time residents whose population swells to several thousand in summer. You can go boating on two lakes, buy fresh chèvre and chat up the goats at Rawson Brook Farm, or visit the homes qua […]

Eat well, live well: Bone broth for warmth and health

Monday, Oct 6 - While the advent of monosodium glutamate in the early 1900s made it possible to create "tasty" broths and soups with minimal input from meat or bones, these tasty liquids do not have any of the vital healing substances that are acquired from the slow cooking of bones.

Eat well, live well: The late summer harvest

Wednesday, Sep 17 - Kale is now recognized as providing comprehensive support for the body's detoxification system as do the other members of the brassica family –- broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, Brussels sprout.

Eat well, live well: Spice up your life

Wednesday, Sep 3 - When we use herbs and spices in food, they are an excellent tonic for promoting good health -- and a source of great pleasure by adding amazing flavor.