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the Beautiful Berkshires

Culinary & Agrarian Attractions

The Meat Market

389 Stockbridge Road, Great Barrington
10 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

The Meat Market is a locally sourced, nose-to-tail butcher shop and cafe located in Great Barrington, MA. They work with local farmers to fill the case with pasture-raised beef, pork, lamb, and chicken. There is also a café where you can pick up sandwiches and the like, to eat there or to-go.

Rubiner’s Cheese Mongers and Rubi’s

264 Main Street, Great Barrington
10 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

Rubiner’s Cheese Mongers is a specialty grocery located in down town Great Barrington. Rubi’s café is located behind the store, and they offer coffee and sandwiches, made with the same high end products sold next door.

John Andrews Farmhouse Restaurant

224 Hillsdale Road, South Egremont
25 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

John Andrews Farmhouse Restaurant specializes in regional American cuisine with an emphasis on local fresh and seasonal ingredients and Italian regional influences. The food is crafted by Chef-owner Dan Smith, Sous Chef Nathan Turner and their team, and highlights farms and food artisans in the Berkshires, Hudson Valley and northwestern Connecticut.

Berkshire Mountain Bakery

367 Park St, Housatonic
10 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

A local bakery based out of Housatonic that bakes artisanal breads naturally leavened by sourdough. We use their products in several of our menu items. Their bakery is worth stopping by so you can check out the fully array of their selections- from a classic baguette to the Bread and Chocolate.

Berkshire Botanical Garden

5 Rte 183
5 minute drive from The Red Lion Inn

The Berkshire Botanical Garden, is one of New England’s oldest and most treasured public gardens encompassing 15 acres of cultivated land in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Its collections contain over 3,000 species and varieties, with an emphasis on plants that thrive in the Berkshires. Classes, workshops, lectures and special events are offered year-round.

Berkshire Harvest Festival

Stockbridge, MA
5 minute drive from The Red Lion Inn

Originally conceived as a harvest-season family and community festival on the grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Garden, the Harvest Festival is one of the largest and longest running events of its kind in the country. The Festival is a celebration of community, showcasing local artisans, supporting local services, and promoting a wide array of superb Berkshire area products.

Hancock Shaker Village

Route 20, Pittsfield
20 minutes from the Red Lion Inn
Open daily mid-April through late October

A rare, 200-year-old Shaker settlement on 750 acres, dotted with original, meticulously preserved buildings (including the iconic Round Stone Barn), as well as a working farm, exhibitions related to Shaker crafts, hiking trails, and engaging programs that bring modern-day relevance to enduring Shaker principles. Interpreters dressed in period garb and charming farm animals make this an attraction equally appreciated by adults and children.

Lenox Farmers’ Market

70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA
10 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

at Shakespeare & Company
May 24 through October 11
Fridays 1–5 pm.

West Stockbridge Farmers’ Market

Harris Street Way, West Stockbridge
10 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

Merritt Green
May 23 through October 10.
Thursdays 3-7pm.

Great Barrington Farmers’ Market

Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA
15 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

at the Historic Train Station, Great Barrington
(behind Town Hall)
May 11 through October 26.
Saturdays 9am–1pm

The Sheffield Farmers’ Market

Route 7/Main Street, Sheffield
15 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

Old Parish Church parking lot
May 10 through October 11.
Fridays 2:30-6:30pm

Downtown Pittsfield Farmers Market

First Street (Route 7) between Fenn St. and Eagle St.
25 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

Downtown Pittsfield
May 11 through October 26.
Saturdays 9am–1pm.

Otis Farmers Market

2000 East Otis Rd., East Otis, MA
30 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

In the parking lot of Papa’s Healthy Food and Fuel
May 11 through October 12.
Saturdays 9am–1pm.

Berkshire Area Farmers’ Market

Old State Rd. & Route 8, Lanesboro, MA
30 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

in the Berkshire Mall parking lot
May 8 through Thanksgiving.
Wenesdays and Saturdays 8am–2pm

Lebanon Valley Farmer’s Market

501 Routes 20/22, New Lebanon, NY
30 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

on the green at the Midtown Mall
May 19 through October 13.
Sundays 10am–2pm.

Norfolk Farmers’ Market

19 Maple Avenue, Norfolk, CT
40 minutes from The Red Lion Inn

Town Hall
May 18 through October 12 .
Saturdays 10am–1pm

30 Main Street  Stockbridge, MA 01262
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