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Festival Vendors

2019 WGBY Asparagus Festival in Hadley, MA

Who Was at the Market?

Presented by New England Public Media, the new alliance of WGBY & NEPR
Hadley Town Common
Rte. 9 (Russell Street), Hadley MA

Each year, the Asparagus Festival celebrates all things local and agriculture with a Farmers and Makers Market. The marketplace features many farmers, vendors, and community partners from across Western Massachusetts. Below is a list of 2019 vendor participants.

WGBY Asparagus Festival Falrmers and Makers Market

Farmers & Food/Drink

Abandoned Building
America’s Test Kitchen
Artifact Cider Project
Artisan Beverage Coop.
Auntie Elsie's Oatmeal Crisps
Baby Berk Truck (UMass)
Bardwell Farm
Berkshire Brewing
Black Birch Vineyards
Boisvert  Farms
Bug Hill Farm
Building 8 Brewing
Cabot Cheese with Barstows
Crooked Stick Pops
Deans Beans
Element Brewing & Distilling
Esselon Café
Headwater Cider
Holyoke Hummus Co.
Jay's Wicked Gourmet Sauce
Kitchen Garden Farm
Kitchen Garden Farm
Longview Farm
Maple Valley Creamery
Maple Mama Beverages
New City Brewery
Nourse Farms
Osteria Vespa
Plainville Farm
Smiarowski Farmstand
Snappy Dog
Sun Kim Bop
The Farm Table
The Sierra Grille
UMass Dining and University Club
Valley View Acres
Vibesman’s Jerk Shack
Your Choice Brands (Jeff's Granola)
Yup Coffee

Local Businesses

Amherst Dog Wash

Amherst Farmers Supply
Amherst Farmers Supply & The Fire Place
Central Rock Gym Hadley
Common Media
Earthlight Solar & Energy
Fort Hill Collision
Greenfield Savings Bank
Hearth Hounds
Kubala Windows
Lowes Hadley
Oddysey Bookshop
PV Squared
Rick's Porta-Pottys
River Valley Co-op
Tommy Car Group
USA Waste & Recycling
Yankee Home Improvement
Wagging Tails Pet Resort

Makers & Crafters

Amber Forest
Ancient Fire Henna
Barbara’s Baubles
Birdz of a Feather
Blue Farmhouse Linen
Casey Williams Arts
Dr. Bessette Naturals
ElleNaturel Bath & Body
FMC Watercolors
Get a Grip
Handmade Things
Hermie Feyanna Upcycled Fashion
In the AM Floral
It Makes Scents by Michelle
Jay’s Wicked Gourmet
Joe Oliverio Photography
Lena O’Dou
Level Studio Arts
Nuthatch & Bluet Studio
Paisley Peacock Body Arts
Pine Cone Hill
Pine Tree Creations
Robin Keller/Page Railsback


Royal Town Fudge
Saltbox Seasonings
Spoon River Jewelry
Squirrel Stash Nuts
Storyteller Jewelry
The Rustic Drake
Unique Sands
Wild Child Tie-Dyes
Wool & Weft

Community Partners & Nonprofits

Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary (Mass Audubon)
Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce
Amherst College Psychology Dept.
Center for EcoTechnology
Common Share Food Co-Op
Edward Hopkins Educational Foundation
Eric Carle Museum of    Picture Book Art
Friends of the Mount    Holyoke Range
Greenfield Comm. College
Hadley Agricultural Assoc.
Hadley Cultural Council
Hadley Park & Rec. Dept.
Hilltown Sleddogs
Jurassic Roadshow
Kestrel Land Trust
Kids, Art & Nature
Northeast Organic Farming Assoc. (Mass. Chapter)
Pioneer Valley Power Packs
Signature Sounds
The Common School
The Hartsbrook School
UMass Lab of Medical Zoology (TickReport)
Village Hill Cohousing
Weekends with Yankee

Proceeds from the  Asparagus Festival support New England Public Media, the new alliance of NEPR and WGBY. The 2019 event was made possible by Greenfield Savings Bank, TommyCar Auto / Country Nissan, Common Media, River Valley Co-Op, SunPower by Earthlight, Nourse Farms, Provisions, USA Waste & Recycling, and Eversource. AM Lithography is a print services donor. Daily Hampshire Gazette and Weekends with Yankee are media sponsors.

Special thanks to the Hadley Historical Commission and the Town of Hadley.