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The Vibrant Ones
5 days, 16 hours ago Comments Off

  On a recent icy Berkshire afternoon I took a cruise down route 7 into Canaan, CT to check out Vibrant Health to see what I could learn about the makers of  “Green Vibrance”. Daily consumption of this powdered superfood has been an everyday affair for Guido’s co-owner Chris Masiero for several years now. If this […]

Whole Life Organics Dog Treats
2 months ago Comments Off
Posted in: Departments, Local

Premium Dog Treats Deliver Slobbery Smiles   My last two local product features covered items that you will find not only on the shelves of our stores, but are mainstays in our kitchen at home. In that there are also non-human members of our family, it is only fair to give equal billing to some […]

Homegrown Tonic
2 months, 2 weeks ago Comments Off

Shire City Herbals Fire Cider Kitchen Visit   On a recent frigid January afternoon, I took a trip out to Greenfield to the Fire Cider production kitchen to shine a little light on the local elixir that has become a daily staple in my household.  I walked into find Amy and Dana of Shire City […]

Barrington Coffee Roastery Visit
2 months, 3 weeks ago Comments Off

“Freshly Roasted” When thinking of local businesses to feature on our website it was a no brainer to put a call into longtime friend and coffee roaster extraordinaire Brian Heck of Barrington Coffee Roasting Company to see about arranging a tour of their Roastery in Lee Ma. Having a friend that happens to work for a true […]

Check Out These Berkshire Businesses
4 months, 1 week ago Comments Off
Posted in: Local

Wondering what we like to do when we’re not at Guido’s? We have much to enjoy here in the Berkshires! The following are links to some of our favorite LOCAL things to do and see. Check ‘em out when you’re visiting in our neck of the woods. GOOD CLEAN FUN INDOORS AND OUT Cove Bowling […]

Local Produce Update
9 months, 3 weeks ago Comments Off

Fall favorites are tumbling into our stores, straight from fields to shelves! Local Produce Update is your resource for a running tally of all local produce Guido’s currently offers. We’re fully immersed in the delights of locally grown autumn comfort foods.  Who can resist crunchy apples, earthy squash and healthy kale in its prime? As […]

Berkshire Grown Farm to Table Networking Event 2013
1 year, 1 month ago Comments Off
Posted in: Local

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, […]

1 year, 10 months ago Comments Off
Posted in: Local, resources

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 […]

1 year, 10 months ago Comments Off
Posted in: Local, resources

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 […]

1 year, 10 months ago Comments Off
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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.