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If you’re looking for a fresh means to kicking off the fall season, then look to the Berkshires, as Berkshire Grown’s 14th Annual Harvest Supper is set to celebrate local food and farms on Monday, September 24, from 6:30-8:30 PM at Eastover Hotel and Resort in Lenox, MA.
This farm-to-table feast will feature a set of delicious dishes fusing a collection of fresh, locally sourced ingredients prepared by Berkshires Grown member chefs.
Participating restaurants include:
Allium Restaurant + Bar, Great Barrington
Baba Louie’s, Pittsfield & Great Barrington
Café Reva, Pittsfield
Canyon Ranch, Lenox
Castle Street Café, Great Barrington
Eastover Hotel and Resort, Lenox
Gala Steakhouse & Bistro, Williamstown
Gramercy Bistro, North Adams
Guido’s Fresh Marketplace, Pittsfield & Great Barrington
H.R. Zeppelin Fine Handmade Chocolates
John Andrews: A Farmhouse Restaurant, Great Barrington
The Marketplace Kitchen, Sheffield & Great Barrington
Martin’s Restaurant, Great Barrington
Mezze Bistro + Bar, Williamstown
The Old Inn on the Green, New Marlborough
The Red Lion Inn, Stockbridge
Route 7 Grill, Great Barrington
Savory Harvest Catering, Pittsfield
Spice Dragon, Pittsfield
Wild Oats Market, Williamstown
Williams College, Williamstown
Barrington Brewery, Great Barrington
Riverbend Café, Great Barrington
The evening will also feature an artistic video and sound projection renowned sculptor, Joe Wheaton’s imagery of Berkshire area farms, as well as a silent auction and drawing.
All proceeds will benefit Berkshire Grown, supporting its Buy Local campaign as well as its Share the Bounty project, which buys shares in local farms and distributes the fresh food to pantries throughout the region.
The dinner is by reservation only, and tickets are available for $65 (for members) and $75 (for non-members). Tickets tend to sell out quite quickly, so, it is encouraged that those interested should call 413-528-0041 for availability.
Berkshire Grown is an organization that envisions a community where healthy farms define the open landscape, where a wide diversity of fresh, seasonal food and flowers continue to be readily available to everyone, and where agricultural bounty is celebrated by buying from neighboring family farms and savoring their distinctive Berkshire harvest.
You can find Berkshire Grown on Facebook here.
The Berkshires certainly do not disappoint in the restaurant category, and in a recent Boston Globe Magazine feature, Governor Deval Patrick shares his favorites — check it out here.
Where is your favorite place in Massachusetts to enjoy a locally sourced meal? Tell us in the comments below!