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"Best Photo of the 2012 Hardwick Fair"

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Barre Highlands
231 Chamberlain Hill Road, Barre, MA 01005
Julie Pepper   (774) 641-2813

www.juliepepper.com

artistjuliepepper@netzero.com
Artist Julie Pepper specializes in ground pigment and egg tempera painting. Many aspects of farm life are use to paint, from wild crafted polk root to her Rhode Island Reds eggs. Paintings of landscapes to Fairies are hand framed in her Barre Studio. Call for a visit any time! 

Chestnut Farms
404 Turkey Street, Hardwick, MA 01037
Rich Jakshtis & Kim Denney   (413) 477-6656
www.chestnutfarms.org

chestnutfarm@comcast.net
Grass-fed natural beef, pastured pork, fresh turkey, Arucana eggs. Also custom milled wood; natural form slabs for fine woodworking.

Golden Egg Farm
Lucas Road, Hardwick, MA 01037
Kate Morreale   (413) 477-8872
www.goldeneggfarm.com

goldeneggfarm@netzero.com
Golden Egg Farm, where ducklings and chicks roam, pottery is produced and poultry reproduced. Show Quality Chickens and Ducks for Sale. Hatching Eggs for setting and fresh, free range eggs for the table available year round. Pottery and tiles are hand made redware, decorated with painted, colored slips and glazed in clear glaze. Pots are made on the potter's wheel and tiles are made with original molds. Call Kate for an appointment at 413-477-8872 or catch me on the web at goldeneggfarm.com.

Great Rock Alpacas
280 Hardwick Road, Barre, MA 01005
Kate & Jack Lathrop   (978) 355-2119
www.greatrockalpacas.com

krliii@aol.com
Great Rock Alpacas is proud to offer championship alpacas for sale! We also have a farm store and sell alpaca yarn and other alpaca clothing, such as hats, scarves, gloves, etc. Please call for a farm visit!

Hardwick Farmers Co-operative Exchange
44 Lower Road, Hardwick, MA 01037
(413) 477-6913
www.hardwickfarmers.net

Items of high quality at fair prices with outstanding customer service.  Whether you are a farmer, horse owner or back yard hobbyist, the co-op's knowledgeable staff can help you with all your farm and garden needs.

Hardwick Farmers Market
On the Common, Hardwick, MA 01037
May - October, Sundays 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
www.hardwickfarmersmarket.com

Locally homegrown agricultural goods, fruits and vegetables, frozen meats, eggs, milk and cheese, jams and jellies, maple syrup, mushrooms, books and crafts, and more, including fresh coffee and baked goods.

Hardwick Sugar Shack
572 Jackson Road, Hardwick, MA 01037
Megan and Joe Raskett   (413) 477-0932

www.hardwicksugarshack.com
joe@hardwicksugarshack.com
Pure maple syrup, cream, candy, gift baskets, corporate gifts and other maple products available year round. Sugarhouse open Sundays in March from 11-4. Mail order or web order at hardwicksugarshack.com.

Stillman's at the Turkey Farm
Thresher Road, Hardwick, MA 01037
www.stillmansattheturkeyfarm.com
stillmans@verizon.net

We are a small, artisan family farm, dedicated to producing conscientiously raised, grass-fed and pastured, chemical free meats and poultry. Our meats and poultry are truly unique. Raised in the small farm tradition, using sustainable and local practices, our meats and poultry are better tasting, more nutritious and raised in a manner that is respectful of both the land and the animals.

Still Life Farm
Old Petersham Road, Hardwick, MA 01037
www.stilllifefarm.com
stillmans@verizon.net

Resting on the historical Hardwick Poor Farm c.1850, we are reinvigorating tired pasture land into fruitful orchards, small fruit and vegetable fields. Still Life Farm, A sister farm to Stillman's Farm, specializes in a winter CSA that spans 5months. Our budding fruit business includes a huge array of specialty fruits ranging from Heirloom apples and sweet cherries, to currants and gooseberries. At Still Life Farm, we believe in wildlife stewardship and conservation, and as always our conscientious approach assures our customers the highest quality produce available! !

EZBiodiesel
38 Edson Road, Oakham, MA 01068
Scott Stidsen  (508) 735-7083

www.ezbiodiesel.com
massbiodieselpro@gmail.com

Biodiesel processors and workshops. Use in any diesel equipment or vehicle. Completely biodegradable - the Fuel for the Future!

Hardwick Vineyard & Winery
3305 Greenwich Road, Hardwick, MA 01037
Jennifer Samek   (413) 967-7763
www.hardwickwinery.com

hdwkwinery@netscape.net
Free Wine Tasting
Friday-Monday 11 a.m. - 5.p.m.

Little Chicken Factory
21 Common Street, Petersham, MA 01366
Roy Nilson   (978) 724-6662
www.chicktrac.com

birdman@chicktrac.com
Our lightweight, low-cost chicken tractors provide safe, mobile grazing for your backyard flock. Made from welded aluminum tubing, they are sturdy, easy to clean and easy to wheel around the yard. Each comes with a shade/rain cover and may be equipped with a nesting box. On display at Hardwick Farmers' Co-op.

Many Hands Organic Farm
411 Sheldon Road, Barre, MA 01005
Julie Rawson, Jack Kittredge   (978) 355-2853
www.mhof.net

farm@mhof.net
Many Hands Organic Farm runs CSA shares from early May - mid December of certified organic vegetables, fruits and flowers. Also available are certified organic chicken, pork, turkey, geese and eggs. MHOF sells garlic in quantity and flowers for special occasions.

Misty Brook Farm
830 Springhill Road, Barre, MA 01005
Katia & Brendan Holmes   (413) 477-8234

mistybrookorganicfarm@yahoo.com
Misty Brook Farm is a traditional mixed farm selling 100%grass-fed organic raw cow's milk, raw cream, eggs, pastured pork, real milk-fed veal, and 100% grass-fed beef.

Robinson Farm
42 Jackson Road, Hardwick, MA 01037
Ray or Pam Robinson   (413) 477-6988
www.robinsonfarm.org

info@robinsonfarm.org
Diversified, organic, grass-based dairy: products include fresh raw cow's milk, pastured poultry eggs, humanely raised veal, organic flowers, vegetables, perennials, hay and local goat cheese. Come see our farmstand!

Swift River Farm
27 Nichewaug Road, Petersham, MA 01366
Bruce Lockhart   (978) 724-3525
www.swiftriverfarm.com

swiftriver@verizon.net
Shetland sheep breeding stock (UK Genetics), naturally colored and dyed wool/silk yarns, knitting patterns and kits by nationally acclaimed designers, fleeces for handspinners.

East Quabbin Land Trust
120 Ridge Road, PO Box 5, Hardwick, MA 01037
Cynthia Henshaw (413) 477-8229

www.eqlt.org
eqlt@comcast.net

Inishowen Farms
18 North Street, North Brookfield, MA 01535
Tammy Doherty   (508) 867-4012
www.inishowenfarms.com

inishowenfarms@charter.net
"The Best Kept Secret in North Brookfield!" New England hardy perennials. Our plants bloom at the same time they will in your garden, so you can plan easily. "Guide to Perennial Gardening" offers tips and suggestions for beginners and expert gardeners. Visit us at the farm or get Inishowen Farms perennials at Hardwick Farmers' Co-op.

Stillman's Farm
1205 Barre Road, New Braintree, MA 01531
www.stillmansfarm.com
stillmans@verizon.net

We are a strong farm family with an even stronger commitment to our land and all it produces. It is our commitment to the land and all it offers that inspires us to grow the glorious bounty we share with our customers. We take great pride in providing the freshest, most beautiful fruits and vegetables, amazing plants, and healthful meats