ChefX Hudson is Sold Out!

ChefX in Hudson is SOLD OUT! Please join Berkshire Farm & Table on Monday, April 29th at Allium when we do it all over again with five chefs from the Hudson Valley!Continue Reading

Get Your Tickets to Chef X on Sunday, April 7th!

Seats are still available for the ChefX dinner at The Crimson Sparrow in Hudson on Sunday, April 7th. Get your tickets at Eventbrite soon! Looking forward to seeing you there!Continue Reading

Where the Wild Things Are — NOT Happening in 2013

A quick note to fans of Rural Intelligence… Today’s RI newsletter announced foraging walks that will NOT be taking place! Berkshire Farm & Table’s Where the Wild Things Are foraging walks series was listed as happening in April/May. Unfortunately, due to lack of funding, we will not be offering walks. Look to Spring of 2014Continue Reading

ChefX Dinners in Hudson and the Berkshires

On Sunday, April 7th, The Crimson Sparrow in Hudson will host the first-ever ChefX event when five chefs from the Berkshires cross the border in a one-night-only chef exchange to present a five-course dinner. We do it all again, this time in reverse, on Monday, April 29 when Allium Restaurant + Bar in Great BarringtonContinue Reading

Outstanding in the Field Returns to the Berkshires in September!

Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, March 20!
 Visit the Outstanding in the Field website to register and join their mailing list. On Sunday, September 8, the Outstanding in the Field bus will be arriving in the Berkshires at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield. Chef Brian Alberg and his crew from The Red Lion InnContinue Reading

Beard in the Berkshires Week

In celebration of this year’s “Berkshire Cure-All” dinner at the James Beard House, several chefs will feature their highlighted course back home in the Berkshires following the New York City-based event. Photo courtesy of Cricket Creek Farm, Williamstown, MA Beginning on Monday, March 4, special menu items from the prestigious dinner will be featured byContinue Reading

Heading Back to the James Beard House on March 1!

BERKSHIRE CHEFS BRING “THE BERKSHIRE CURE-ALL” TO NYC’s JAMES BEARD HOUSE On Friday, March 1, a group of innovative Berkshire chefs will travel to the James Beard Foundation in New York City to present a farm-to-table dinner featuring foods harvested in the Berkshire region. Organized by Brian J. Alberg, Executive Chef and Food & BeverageContinue Reading

From Wild Things Fields to Farmed + Foraged Tables

Berkshire Farm & Table’s Where the Wild Things Are foraging walks were a great success! We sold out seven of the eight walks and had more than 150 participants take part in the series. Approximately 100 community members came from the Berkshire region with more than 50 folks from six states including VT, CT, NY,Continue Reading

Cole Field with Russ Cohen

On the riverbank of the Hoosic River are winding trails alongside Cole Field in Williamstown. On Sunday, May 16, expert forager and author Russ Cohen led a group of us while teaching all about wild edibles, native species, invasives and how to cook with foraged foods. The following photos were taken by Zan Farr ofContinue Reading

Walking in the Woods with Russ Cohen

The following commentary is from Brent Wasser of the Sustainable Food & Agriculture Program at Williams College: Saturday’s walk on the Money Brook Falls trail with Russ Cohen was great! He was very good at keeping the group together and focused on a wide variety of plants. He also spoke authoritatively on how to cookContinue Reading