Vendors

Vendors

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Ahlbin's Homemade Fire Cider

Greenfield, MA

Kara Peters

I create for you with joy! Using fresh local ingredients, I produce traditional health tonics that are tried & true. From my home to yours!

All Souls - Unitarian Universalist Church

Russell Pirkot
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At All Souls, our mission is to welcome all who seek fellowship in our liberal religious tradition; to nurture the spiritual well-being of our children and ourselves; to show that people can transcend differences; to nourish and enrich each other in a common spiritual quest; and to provide information and opportunities for members of All Souls and others to act upon the issues of injustice and inequity.

Alléchant Macarons

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Alléchant macarons serves delightful and delicate french cookies.

Andrea Caluori Studio

Andrea Caluori
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Andrea Caluori is an artist and maker in Ashfield, MA where she focuses on creating vintage inspired jewelry, linocut block prints inspired by her walks in nature and fine art paintings.

Artspace Strings for Kids

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We focus on serving our community with a variety of pay-what-you-can and sliding-scale classes. Offering art classes, music classes, and private music lessons. We have a gallery with rotating exhibits from local artists. And we support our community with robust programming, including our Strings For Kids program – an initiative with the Greenfield public schools that gives all young students the opportunity to learn and play a stringed instrument.

Barberic Farm

Shelburne, MA

Eric & Barbara Goodchild
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Barberic Farm, owned and operated by Barbara and Eric Goodchild, is located in Shelburne, MA. They offer an eclectic mix of farm products using the skills learned from their parents and grandparents, good food made from family recipes, and music performed and taught to nourish the spirit. From their flock of Romney sheep and big vegetable garden come the ingredients for their frozen mild lamb, meat pies and pickled vegetables. Their vegetables, hops and popcorn are pesticide free. Local fruits turn into delicious jams, jellies, marmalades, sauces and pies. “The Piper’s Twist” is the name for beautiful handspun yarns spun by Eric. Naturally colored raw fleeces, roving and sheepskins from their registered Romney sheep are available almost year-round. The sheepskins are tanned with a ‘washable tan’ for your convenience. To round out their offerings you may also find honey, leather work, or hand-forged fire pokers. Barberic Farm = Old skills, Good food, and Music.

Beacon Botanicals

Laura Clubb
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Beacon Botanicals provides arrangements of freshly grown flowers, and other small botanical things.

Beaumont’s Berries

MA

Devon Whitney-Deal

Devon and Beaumont's Berries bring fresh jam to our market. She offers no or low sugar jam, and honey based jam using only locally grown fruit that is grown at her home farm in Conway or by other local farmers in the Pioneer Valley.

Betty Roy Band

AJ Johnson

Betty Roy is a four piece band playing popular jazz and oldies tunes with a modern groove. Including guitar, bass, drums, vocals, and a saxophone, Betty Roy plays a variety of styles, ranging from Miles Davis to Dolly Parton.

Big Foot Food Forest

16 Hatchery Road, Montague, MA 01352

781-428-1670
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Gourmet mushrooms, wool / yarn, eggs, blueberries

Blooming Thistle Co.

MA

Hailey Adela Escobar-Leswell

Bespoke artificial and real floral arrangements and wreaths

Bob Jordan

Bob Jordan plays an eclectic mix of folk, country, Rock and more delivered in a laid back humorous style. Here's what one vendor said:''Being an artist vendor in five different markets each week gives me the opportunity to hear many entertainers, and Bob shines above them all. ''

Bostrom Farm

701 Colrain Road, Greenfield, MA 01301

Kyle Bostrom
(413) 834-5638

Greenfield is so lucky to have farmers like Bostrom Farm, who brings fresh, grass fed beef, pork, and ham to our market every Saturday. Stop by for their select products, which may change slightly each week.

Brian Bender

Brian Bender

Brian Bender (piano, vocals, trombone, melodica) plays a fun mix of jazz standards and popular songs.

Bruce Colegrove

Bruce Colegrove

Bruce plays acoustic guitar and, most of the time, sings. His music sounds traditional and, at the same time, new. His take on songs by other artists gives the listener novel ways to hear the song’s story, and his original music brings new life to musical forms from a more traditional era.

Call Me Bea

Bea Maxwell Carlson

Call Me Bea is an original music project by Bea Maxwell. Bea is a non-binary, queer, and Jewish Amherst based performer-composer that draws influences from jazz and indie rock to make a comic yet sardonic bedroom pop. Bandcamp: callmebea.bandcamp.com

In 2017 as a solo act, Cameron released his debut Nashville Recorded C.D. Heartbreak Town.Since its release, the C.D. has been in rotation on the Jukebox at J.R.'s Café in East Windsor Connecticut, as well as several local folk radio stations in Connecticut and Massachusetts. In addition to this, Cameron has appeared on the Blue Plate Special live audience radio program in Knoxville TN, and has had the privilege of performing at The Big E (New England's largest agricultural fair) in 2018 and 2019. Cameron has also had the privilege to share the stage with many performing artists including national touring artist Drew Kelly, Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards, as well as Emily Ann Roberts Season 9 runner-up on The Voice. Cameron performs original material and classic country and folk cover songs.

Checkerspot Farm

30 Jacksonville Road, Colrain, MA

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*Accepts SNAP/HIP

Cardinal flower, Great lobelia, an assortment of native grasses, woodland suflower, coneflowers, pussytoes, coreopsis, Steeple bush, orange milkweed, Rose milkweed, Whorled milkweed, Blue Vervain, Allegheny monkey flower, black eyed susans, pussytoes, Showy goldenrod, columbine, golden alexander, wild bergamot, Joe Pye weed, blue-eyed grass and wildflower concert T-shirts

Compost Cooperative, The

Greenfield, MA

Revan Schendler
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Compost Co-op diverts organics from the waste stream into local composting operations while building economic democracy with people who face barriers to inclusion.

Cootware Apiaries

Greg Cootware

Honeybee products

David W Henion Succulents & Ceramics

David W Henion has been an active ceramic artist for twenty years and has been growing South African Succulents from seed, and other species from cuttings for years. You may have seen David and his succulents I in front of our his bakery in Amherst, “The Henion Bakery”. Now retired from baking, David joins the greenfield Market with hand make porcelain ceramics, rare plants, and succulents.

Duo Thomas-Fownes

Jim Fownes & Cynthia Thomas

Cynthia Thomas (violin) and Jim Fownes (accordion) play traditional and modern tunes from France and elsewhere in the folk dance world.

Eli Elkus is a Traveling Musical Storyteller, SongCraftsman, and Folk Activist. He began sculpting his craft as a young troubadour fishin' for songs by the riversides and busking in the streets of New England. It was here the love of folk music and storytelling found him, connecting with perfect strangers through merit, meter, and melody-making story and song. And so it went. The lazy-eyed dreamer and his familiar Bronco the hound wonder wander the US byways bringing folk music to the folks, freewheelin' in their road sweet home - 'JeBus'. Get to know about all things singin', pickin', & storytelling and sign up for the ''Lazy-Eyed Newsletter'' by emailing him at elielkus@gmail.com or visiting elielkus.com.

Falltown String Band

Marvin Shedd
413-648-9151

Roots rock, folk, country, bluegrass and blues

Food Bank of Western Mass, The

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Since 1982, The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts has been feeding our neighbors in need and leading the community to end hunger. We provide food to our members in Berkshire, Franklin, Hampden and Hampshire counties. These independent pantries, meal sites and shelters are on the front lines of emergency food assistance in our region, providing sustenance to individuals, families, seniors, children and people with disabilities (including veterans) to lead healthy and meaningful lives.

Food Trucks

Stop by the Market to enjoy a rotating roster of Food Trucks sponsored by the City of Greenfield

Franklin Community Coop - Green Fields Market

Amy Britt
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The Franklin Community Cooperative has been committed to providing natural, local foods in Franklin County since 1977. Started as a buying club, the Montague Food Co-op was the first incarnation of Franklin Community Co-op. Today, FCC operates two vibrant and thriving markets: Green Fields Market in downtown Greenfield and McCusker’s Market in Shelburne Falls. FCC is committed to enriching the community and supporting the regional food system through collaborative partnerships with local farmers, co-ops, businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

Franklin County Community Meals Program (FCCMP)

Melanie Highlander
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FCCMP operates four meal sites: Greenfield, Orange, Turners Falls, and Northfield Massachusetts. These are community meals where one may either sit down or take the meal to go. Monday at Our Lady of Peace Church in Turners Falls, 4:30-5:30; Tuesday and Wednesday at Second Congregational Church in Greenfield, 4:45-5:45; Thursday, Orange United Methodist Church, 5-5:30; Thursday, Trinitarian Congregational Church in Northfield, 5-6. Do you need your meal from Orange or delivered to you? Visit fccmp.org/rsvp or call 413-376-8410 before 3 pm on Wednesdays.

Franklin County Sheriff's Regional Dog Shelter

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We are a regional Shelter serving the towns of Franklin County. We are a group of mostly volunteers, led by Shelter Director Leslee Colucci. We are determined to help every dog who enters our facility in every way possible. Our mission is to protect and improve the lives of stray, lost and unwanted dogs by offering a safe, welcoming facility, providing care and enrichment, and finding a home best suited for each animal.

Gifted Peace

MA

Jerome Williams

Gifted peace is a brand who’s purpose is to bring peace to people in need in the most convenient and efficient way, we do this by bringing familiar smells using only natural wax’s with multiple health benefits.

Greenfield Public Library

Greenfield, MA

Pamela McBride
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Library outreach about new library opening on July 13, 2023 at the new location at 412 Main Street. On very special Saturdays, you can find the Greenfield Library Pop-up: Information, library materials, Button Making,Author Visits, book signings (possible book sales), possible Friends of Greenfield Public Library Fundraising

THIS YEAR THE GUIDING STAR GRANGE IS CELEBRATING 150 YEARS! The Grange is a national network of state, regional, and local community groups, founded during the latter part of the 19th century for the purpose of promoting the spiritual and social well-being of farm families. In 1873 Greenfield farmers organized the first Grange in Massachusetts, our local Guiding Star Grange #1, not far from our present building. Many dancers and musicians in our area are members of the Grange, whose mission has broadened to encompass many facets of community enrichment.

Hannon Made

Josh Hannon
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Every piece from Hannon Made is individually and methodically crafted in his Greenfield, MA workshop. Quality and durability are just as important as the aesthetics of each piece created. Using a blend of domestic and exotic woods, each board is hand-selected from local lumberyards by Josh, then brought to his shop, milled, and worked to create the pieces. Although some pieces may have a twin, no two pieces are exactly the same.

Hart Farm

585 South Shirkshire Rd, Conway, MA

(413) 453-9098
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*Accepts SNAP/HIP - CSA available

Hart Farm is a woman run farm located in the hills of western MA. Growing on 2 acres, Hart Farm is small yet abundant. By using both traditional and modern growing practices, the farm maximizes efficiency with a small labor team and maintains beautiful and bountiful fields. The farm implements low-till methods and uses both organic and non-GMO seed and grain and organic fertilizers and pest deterrents in order to maintain naturally organic and nurtured produce.

A one-baker micro-business, Hearthstone sources wheat and rye berries from family farms and mills whole grain flours fresh while making their sourdough breads.

HIP-Massachusetts Healthy Incentive Program

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HIP puts money back on your EBT card* when you use SNAP to buy healthy, local fruits and vegetables from HIP farm vendors. *up to a monthly cap of $40, $60, or $80. Many GFM vendors are SNAP/HIP approved so look for the signs at each booth. The GFM Manager can ring up SNAP/HIP purchases for vendors too!

JDB Creations by Joshua

Joshua
(413) 345-1481
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Unique items inspired by nature and crafted by hand

Jesse's Best dba Jesse's Best Tomato Plants

Jesse J. Sinclair
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Jesse's Best Tomato Plants specializes in rare, unusual, hard-to-find, and popular non-GMO vegetable plant starts.

Just Roots

Greenfield, MA

Meryl Latronica
(413) 325-8969
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*Accepts SNAP/HIP - CSA available

Just Roots is a tenacious and equity focused organization with a goal to change the food system by creating equitable access to healthy, local food in Western Massachusetts, and working toward just, vibrant, and sustainable farm and food systems everywhere. At the market, you will find culinary herbs, vegetables, fruit, branded merch, and dry goods!

Kneaded Goods Bakery

Shane Toomey

Kneaded Goods Bakery is a locally owned and operated bakery founded by a currently enrolled high school student. We specialize in baked goods and pastries while taking an allergen - friendly approach to ensure quality food can be enjoyed be as many as possible!

Lighten Up Trio

Tracy Kittler

Great covers of memorable songs - two guitars and vocalists and bass.

Livingstone Mycology

Westhampton, MA

Hunter and Nich
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Livingstone Mycology specializes in upcycling pre consumer food waste such as coffee grounds and spent brewer's grain to grow high quality gourmet mushrooms.

Lou Marie

Lou Marie is a librarian, musician, and printmaker. Her music is intimate and sensory-informed. Many of her songs are contemporary folk ballads and her newest work is currently being recorded and set to be released this summer.

Lyonsville Farm

126 Main Rd, Colrain, MA 01340

Maria Topitzer
(413) 339-4393
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Every Saturday, April 30 - October 29th

Lyonsville Farm is a woman-owned 3 acre farm in Buckland. We grow a wide range of vegetables, flowers, and plants using organic practices. Raspberries, strawberries, herbs, vegetables, starts, annuals, perennials, fresh and dried flower bouquets, eggs.

Massachusetts WIC - Nutritional Program

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WIC is a nutrition program that provides healthy foods, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, and referrals to healthcare and other services, free of charge, to Massachusetts families who qualify.

Matt Delaney

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Matty D plays original Roots Americana

MsGreenJeanne

Jeanne Weintraub-Mason

Custom home products with environmental and food related themes. Some locally themed products (plants and animals associated with the CT River Valley, Montague Plains). Unique, personally designed notebooks, tote bags, coasters, tea towels, stickers, wrapping paper, water bottles.

Myrtle Street Klezmer

Myk Freedman
98-633-5111

Myrtle Street Klezmer is an ecstatic exploration into the past, present & future of klezmer. Led by clarinetist, Jason Ditzian, the group plays events throughout the East Coast.

Nancy's Backyard

Nancy Palmgreen

I grow local native shade plants from seed in my backyard. My seeds are gathered locally or collected from my own native gardens. I have been growing natives since 1988. Most take five years or more to reach maturity. During the winter months I make pillows from vintage material including leather and oriental rug pillows in a variety of sizes.

Nate Martel

Nate Martel
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Nate is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist based in the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts. His solo project is soulful and socially conscious; deep, sometimes dark, but often uplifting.

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Nuthatch & Bluet Studio

Northfield, MA

Susie Secco
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Handprinted fabric, useful art. Susie Secco designs and carves printing blocks and then print on fabric or paper. Her handprinted fabric items include table linens, kitchen accessories, bags, pillows and clothing. Most recently she has begun printing cards.

Orchard Chef

Alex Giguere

Orchard Chef is a food trailer with a focus on keeping food fun and exciting while supporting our local food systems. We buy local because we are local! We do wraps and salads during the week, and waffles on the weekends!

P. K. Industries

MA

Peter Kretzenger

*Accepts SNAP/HIP

Stop by Peter's booth for annuals, perennials, and a variety of jams and jellies. This season Peter will also be selling his vegetables.

Pick Nature

Greenfield, MA

Camille Tahar

''I make botanical jewelry with plants I forage and grow in my garden. Once dried, I use resin to preserve them and freeze nature in time. I also create dried flowers arrangements and home decor/objects (with or without resin).''

R&D

Rob Adams and Dennis Avery

Rob Adams is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist originally of Sturbridge, where he played professionally as a solo artist and with numerous groups over a long busy career. He now lives in Charlemont and has formed several new acts, including R & D. Presenting a wide variety of styles both sung and played, Rob entertains wherever he goes. Dennis Avery lives in Charlemont also and has been singing and playing steel guitar locally since the mid-70s. With R & D he is playing dobro and lap steel, from folk to jazz and who knows what next.

Ragged Blue

Terry Atkinson

We play a unique blend of bluegrass, Celtic, jazz, folk, and contemporary music, imbuing the music we perform with our own individual Ragged Blue interpretation. Beautiful harmonies, sparkling instrumentals, and a variety of material make us who we are. Terry Atkinson, guitar & vocals; Corki Demers; fiddle/mandolin & vocals; John Rough, banjo & vocals; Joe Blumenthal, bass & vocals.

Red Fire Farm

Montague, MA

Ryan & Sarah Voiland
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Red Fire Farm will have a full array of produce for sale that is certified organic and grown on our fields in Montague, Granby and Sunderland. For Bulk Orders: https://www.redfirefarm.com/find-our-produce/bulk-orders/Greenfield Market.

Richard Chase

Singer songwriter Richard Chase has earned the respect of audiences throughout the North Quabbin region and beyond with his superbly crafted songs and tasteful musicianship. Chase’s songs are fresh and honest and reveal an introspective mind unafraid to probe feelings each of us can identify with: songs about fear or hope, homage to a friend who died in a freak accident, and of course songs of love. A talented multi instrumentalist, Chase has appeared on many stages in a variety of genres that include symphonic, orchestral, jazz, pop, original, rock, choral, contra, theatre, as well as solo work. Writing and performing his own music as a solo, duo, trio, or quartet is the heart & soul of the Richard Chase experience but he can also be found running a sound system for a music festival, recording or performing in a local production, or singing his original songs at a local farmer’s market.

Rob Skelton's Pitchfork

Kevin ''Tubalove'' Smith

Acoustic guitar-driven tuba harmonica stomp

Sharper Harper Knife Sharpening

New Haven, CT

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Dates TBD

Bring your knives to the market to be sharpened by Sharper Harper! Harper is a traveling knife sharpener serving thousands of customers in the northeast. He can sharpen all kitchen knives (including serrated knives), scissors, and some garden tools. The price is $1.25/ inch of blade length. (So, for example, a 4” paring knife costs $5, and an 8” chef’s knife costs $10.) Your knives will come back to you sharper than when you first bought them! If you have anything you would like to have sharpened, please rubber band everything in a large dish towel and label the outside with your name and a contact number. Please visit sharperharper.com for more information or to get in touch directly.

Shir Glassworks

Madeline Shir
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Shir Glassworks brings elegant and playful artwork into the everyday areas of your life and home! Ori and Madeline combine their two styles to create a wide range of whimsical and intricate glassware. Madeline is primarily a flameworker, sculpting molten glass at a torch. Her work ranges from themed sculptural jewelry and figurines to espresso/tea cups, pipes, marbles and conceptual, interactive installations. She has been making, teaching and demonstrating glass processes for the past 10 years. Ori’s work is primarily functional blown glass, ranging from cups and bowls to pitchers, soap dispensers, candelabras, lighting and sculpture. He began working with glass in factories, apprenticing with local furnace glass masters for the past 4 years. Shir Glassworks is excited to bring their creations to their hometown market in Greenfield this year!

Sleep Destroyer

Bridget Bogan

Sleep Destroyer is the longtime project of queer & trans songwriter Bridget Bogan. Encompassing themes of gender confusion, gay love, and finding what you like to get out being alive, Bridget cites bands/artists like Hum, Angel Olsen, and the Cocteau Twins as their main inspirations.

SNAP-Supplemental Nutrition Asssitance Program

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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) can help you expand your healthy food budget and explore opportunities to support your wellbeing and education and employment goals.

Stick'n the Mist Border Morris Dancers

Laura Wildman-Hanlon

Stick'n the Mist is a mixed side of dancers from Western Massachusetts, dancing in the border morris

Sunrise Farms

24 Heath Branch Rd, Colrain, MA

(413) 624-3210

We are a 5th Generation family owned and operated Maple Farm in Colrain, Ma. Our Syrup is boiled in a state of the art electric Evaporator that is offset with renewable, zero carbon solar arrays right on the farm. We currently offer a full range of Organically Certified Maple Products including Maple Syrup, Cream, Candy and Sugar. Maple Syrup & rhubarb, fire wood, pumpkins, gift baskets, small tree saplings, maple candy, cream.

Eveline MacDougall creates unique paper crafts and textile arts using both new and recycled materials. Her handcrafted cards and envelopes are treasured by many who send and receive them. MacDougall creates woolen hearts of various sizes, some with inspirational messages, and offers sock and woolen repair through her venture known as

Taproot Threads

10 Fiske Ave. #7, Greenfield, MA 01301

(413) 584-1450

Original designs screened on responsibly sourced clothing. Find tees, tanks, sweatshirts, tops, skirts, dresses, pants, onesies, bibs, hats, totes, aprons, and tea towels.

The Brookside Project

Charlie Conant

BROOKSIDE PROJECT is an acoustic group that features Charlie Conant on guitar ,dobro and vocals, Roland Lapierre on guitar and vocals and Kate Marion Lapierre on fiddle, ukulele,vocals and Jim Bonham on upright Bass . We play a mix or Americana , Roots and Bluegrass , both covers and originals.

The People's Gold

MA

Lynn Golan
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Locally grown & ethically wildcrafted herbal remedies handmade in Western Massachusetts

The People's Gold

Conway, MA

Lynn Golan
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The People's Gold crafts herbal remedies for everyday use. We source from local, organic herb farmers and ethically wildcraft to make high-quality bioregional products that inspire a deeper personal connection with nature.

The Prop Sh0p

Feeding Hills, MA

Nicole Kana
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The Prop Shop, located in Feeding Hills, Massachusetts, specializes in house plants, fresh cut flowers, berries and vegetables.

The Slide Grinders

Rafe Wolman

Slide Grinders play Old Time String band related music on fiddle, Hawaiian guitar, guitar, banjo, mandolin. Depending on who's available I would maybe bring a different crew (acoustic instruments, 3 or 4 ppl total) and play Eastern European folk music, Klezmer, or swing.

Tina and Her Pony

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Tina & Her Pony are an American indie folk duo based in Asheville, North Carolina, United States, consisting of Tina Collins and Quetzal Jordan, who began making music together in early 2009. They spent two years in the high desert mountain town of Taos, New Mexico making music and friends. After an 18-month album release tour spanning the United States and Canada, they established a new home base in Asheville and released their album, Champion. Their approach to music feels at once old-timey and totally modern. They exhibit an enviable versatility on several instruments—Collins on tenor banjo, tenor ukulele, and guitar, and Jordan on cello and guitar—and they blend their voices to create harmonies that wrap listeners in sound.

Underline Farm

Easthampton, MA

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Underline Farm is a small-scale regenerative farm in Easthampton, Massachusetts producing pasture-raised meat and eggs using organic methods. At the Greenfield Market, you will find frozen whole chickens and cuts.

Underline Farm

Karl Prahl

A small-scale regenerative poultry farm

Warner Farm

23 S. Main St., Sunderland, MA

(413) 665-8331
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Warner Farm is proud to be one of the oldest and longest running family farms in New England. Ten generations of Warners have farmed here in Sunderland since the 1720’s. Father and son, Mike and David Wissemann continue that legacy by sustainably growing a wide range of crops on 150 acres of fertile river valley soil. This year Warner Farms will be bringing in-season Asparagus and Strawberries.

Weaving ARTcetera

Adele Smith-Penniman

Fiber Artist Adele Smith-Penniman of Wendell delights in the play between color and texture. Her weavings range from items to wear to wall hangings that incorporate found objects. She also creates unique fabric note cards and batiks silk or cotton scarves.

Woodnote Coffee Co.

Jaydon Diamond + Kaihla Laurent

We are a LGBTQ + BIPOC owned and operated mobile coffee business. We believe conversation is key, and coffee is a conversation starter, a connector across communities, and a powerful tool. Our hope is to offer more moments to cultivate that connection, to bring together the artistic, environmental and social collaborators over a well- crafted, intentionally made beverage to continue making change. Prepared coffee tea/beverages: - Cold brew - Pour-over coffee - Iced teas (Black/Green/Herbal) Dairy/ Non Dairy Products: - Locally sourced milk/cream - Oat milk - Almond milk Syrups/ Sugars: - Locally sourced maple - Homemade simple syrup and flavored syrup - Locally sourced fruit for drink infusions - General merchandise (tumblers, totes, mugs, stickers) - Glass straws (local glassblower)/ Stainless Steel Reusable straws

Zane Provost

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''INDIE GENRE SMASHER'' Zane Provost is an active, local Valley musician. His music is hard to pin down into a genre but has most of its influences in indie rock. You'll find he has an eclectic repertoire of covers as well. He is a former member of Ambiguous Figures and the primary writer for their debut album ''Acts of Alchemy.'' He also clowns around the valley with the ''Spoon Goons.''