Grains & Flour

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A Growing Appetite for Flour from Local Grains: Alison Arnett. Boston Globe, July 2017.

The Land Picks the Pairings at Four Star Farms: Sarah Connell. Mass Foodies, July 2017.

Reviving a Lost Tradition in the Northeast: Growing Grain: Molly Birnbaum. Modern Farmer, March 2014.

Local Hero Profile: Four Star Farms: Abby Getman. CISA Newsletter, January 2014.

Sea of Grass: Red Winter Wheat Grown in Northfield, MA: Alison Arnett. Yankee Magazine, May 2013.

Bakery Brings Wheat Back to Local Fields: Joanne Camas. Epicurious. November 2013.

Northfield’s Four Star Farms Finds Value in Diversification: Cori Urban. The Springfield Republican. January 29, 2011.

Push For Local Grain Leads to Rebirth of Wheat Farming In Pioneer Valley: Brian Steele: The Springfield Republican. September 26, 2011.

 Hops & Brewing

Hop Yard

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The Ties that Bine: MaryKate Smith Depres. Edible Pioneer Valley. Winter 2016.

Four Star Farms Leading a Hops Revolution in New England: Christopher Hughes. Boston Magazine. Sept 2014.

State Tapping Into Brewers, Farmers: Matt Stone. Boston Herald. Mar 2014.

(VIDEO) Farm to Pub: CISA. Connecting Point. Oct 2013.

Craft Beer Pays My Bills: The Hop Farmers: Erin Byers Murray. Boston Magazine. May 2012.

Local Beer, Local Ingredients: Russ Phillips. Daily Hampshire Gazette. September 6, 2013.

Growing Hops on Four Star Farms: Randy Baril. Homebrew Emporium Blog. August 18, 2013.

Autumntimes: Local Brew: Rebecca Rideout. Valley Advocate. October 30, 2012.