Byline: By EMMA GWYTHER

Though the high heat and dry weather we have seen throughout the Valley has been tough on many field crops, it has provided optimal growing...

Abby Ferla, owner of Foxtrot Farm in Shelburne Falls, has spent her summer nights camping in a tent in her fields, accompanied by her partner and...

The hot and dry conditions across western Massachusetts have caused many crops to come earlier than in previous years, and that is OK with Alice...

The meat industry, like most industries, has been under immense pressure due to COVID-19. While rural communities have generally had lower...

Tom Ashley and Trish Crapo are busy preparing for the beginning of their fig harvest season. As one of the only farms in the Valley growing figs...

With summer field crops and flowers in full swing, Bill Gillen is hard at work offering a wide variety of products at his farm stand and at the...

When the impact of COVID-19 started to be felt in the U.S. in March, many businesses throughout the Valley had to learn to adapt their business...

Jason Silverman, the owner and operator of Windrow Farm in Conway, is a first-generation hay farmer. He has had a passion for hay ever since a...

Andrew Endris sounded rushed, having just come in from chasing a black bear out of his blueberry fields last Thursday. “This was the first time one...



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