Grow on! Time is running out on Nature’s growing clock! Our selection of locally grown produce is shrinking, but those fruits and vegetables we offer right now are among the most anticipated and enjoyed. Try our Lenox-grown winter squash and garlic, and our distinctly flavorful heirloom apples from Vermont. If our local fields are soon [...]
Berkshire fields lush with ripening crops may be hard to imagine on a cold February afternoon, but Berkshire Grown recently reminded us that planting time in our green hills will indeed arrive in the not-too-distant future. On February 4, Baba Louie’s on Depot St. in Pittsfield hosted Berkshire Grown’s annual Farm to Table Networking Event, [...]
LOCALLY MADE ARTISANAL SHEEP’S MILK, CHEESE & YOGURT The gentle hills of New York State’s Upper Hudson Valley cradle Old Chatham Sheepherding Company, home to 1,000 East Friesian purebred and crossbred sheep. Since1994, farm owners Tom and Nancy Clark have been proud to offer artisanal cheeses and yogurt to aficionados across the nation or down the [...]
FRESH IN A FLASH A local farmer carrying a large cardboard box pushes his frayed straw hat to the back of his head as he scopes out the produce floor in search of a familiar face – the produce manager. He finds his man, and reveals the contents of his cardboard box, perfect organic ruby [...]
Berkshire Mountain Distillers’ Vodka, Gin and Rum Berkshire Mountain Distillers, Inc. launched into business with a very first product display and tasting at Guido’s in Great Barrington, MA on Saturday May 3, 2008. Crowds turned out to try the gin, vodka and rum fresh from the distillery. Check out the new labels, displays and bottles.
TWO BERKSHIRE FOODIE FAVORITES TEAM UP Local product lovers, rejoice! This ultra premium ice cream is now available at Guido’s by the pint. Produced by Berkshire County’s own ice cream wizards SoCo Creamery with the freshest, finest, flavor-packed ingredients available. Come taste all the yummy varieties and find your favorite!
DELICIOUS LOCAL PRODUCTS FEATURED Bella Baskets… Perfect! BELLA FLORA, Guido’s resident full-service florist has taken on the beloved Berkshire tradition of offering Guido’s Fruit Baskets. Under the creative direction of Guido’s family members Annie and Chris Whalen, a fresh new line of GOURMET BASKETS comes your way. No messing with a good thing, these baskets are still [...]
FARM TO TABLE, 2010 By Joyce Nelson, Guido’s Fresh Marketplace Staff Writer and Webmaster Along with daffodils blossoming, temperatures rising and daylight lengthening, Berkshire Grown’s Farm to Table: Business to Business Program annual event is a true sign of spring. Hosted by Samel’s Deli and Catering, this year’s April 5th gathering continued the tradition of bringing growers [...]
GOOD LOCAL GOODS Guido’s proudly supports homegrown produce and locally crafted foods. Our local suppliers are artists in their respective trades. They nurture their fields and orchards, they respect the natural elements that are their tools: air, water, soil and sunlight. They employ local sons and daughters and pass their hard-earned wisdom on to the [...]
CREATING FRESH & DELICIOUS PLATES The following article was written by a participating student Brittany Benham for LMMHS Principal’s Newsletter. The smell of garlic and the faint murmur of oil frying in a pan was not all that emanated from behind the Lenox High School kitchen. In fact, getting nearer to the scene one could easily distinguish [...]