Wild Oats Market won third place in last year’s nation-wide “Our Co-op Rocks” video contest. What will our videographers do this spring to top last year’s winning entry? Check out our trailer here, brought to you by Produce Guy/aka/Producer Guy … Continue reading
Saturday, January 19, 11 am-3 pm. Stop in for a taste of these scrumptious European-style cookies, made in small batches in Lee, MA by Klara Sotonova, a young emigrant from Czechoslovakia, and based on the rich recipes handed down to … Continue reading
Join us for a class on raw foods on Saturday, January 19, from 10-11 am. This class will introduce participants to a raw food diet through instruction, recipes and samples. Instructor Louise Binette has followed a raw foods diet since … Continue reading
Part 2 has been rescheduled for February 16, 10-11 am. Continue reading
December 14, 11:30 am-2:45 pm. Learn about this innovative young company and their exciting product – an easy-to-use mushroom garden kit that grows mushrooms out of recycled coffee grinds. Started by two recent graduates of UC Berkeley, Back to the … Continue reading
Enjoy these tips and recipes for successful holiday entertaining, from the NCGA’s “stronger together” web site.
Wild Oats Market is open 8 am-6 pm on Christmas Eve (our regular hours are 8-8). We are closed on Tuesday, December 25 and will reopen at 8 am on December 26. The co-op is open regular hours on New … Continue reading
This short article by Eve Adamson takes an upbeat approach to New Year’s resolutions. Happy New Year from Wild Oats Market!
Do you spend a lot on heat and still feel cold? On Tuesday, February 12 from 1:30-2:30 pm, Cynthia Grippaldi from the Center for EcoTechnology in Pittsfield will host an informal talk in the Wild Oats cafe, on how to … Continue reading
Wild Oats Market has the solution to Valentine’s Day – skip the crowded restaurants and dine in. We are offering a prix fixe menu this Valentine’s Day that includes: organic greens with raspberries, chevre and pine nuts, served with balsamic … Continue reading
Enter our fabulous Valentine’s Day raffle! We are raffling a Romantic Dinner for Two and a Valentine’s Day Gift Basket – an approximately $100 value. Stop into the store to enter. Raffle tickets are available on the Valentine’s table in … Continue reading
Member Appreciation Day is Wednesday, March 13, all day. We will have supplier tastings throughout the day, and member-owners will save 5% on most purchases store-wide, excluding special orders, beer & wine, consignment items and gift cards. Hope you can … Continue reading
Berkshire County residents are invited to attend one of two interactive community forums to be held on February 26 and February 27, to help craft a regional energy plan. The forums, hosted by the Berkshire Regional Planning Commission, will be … Continue reading
A healthy lifestyle, including the foods you eat, can go a long way toward maintaining a healthy heart. Check out these healthy eating tips and tasty recipes. Continue reading
Saturday, March 9, 10:30 am – we will meet at the Ioka Sugar House on Rt. 43 in Hancock, MA, for a tour of Ioka’s maple sugaring operations. Continue reading
Saturday, March 2, 1-3 pm – Element Brewing Co., the maker of Element Red Giant, Extra Special Oak, and Dark, will be here to sample its beer, which is brewed in small batches in Millers Falls, MA. Continue reading
Bring your questions about seed selection, green composting, organic pest control, soil health, raising backyard chickens, and anything else you’d like to ask about growing a gorgeous, flourishing organic garden in 2013. This is an excellent opportunity to pick the … Continue reading
Saturday, April 20, from 12-3 pm. Please join us for supplier tastings, face painting, and more. Local businesses who are participating include Berkshire Photovoltaic Services and Center for EcoTechnology. Local suppliers include Bennington Bakery, Cricket Creek Farm, Gammelgarden, and Vermont … Continue reading
Order now for Easter: Misty Knoll Farms free-range turkeys from New Haven, VT $4.49/lb (choose from 13-15 lbs; 16-18 lbs; 19-21 lbs) North Hollow Farm smoked boneless cooked hams, nitrate and antibiotic-free, from Rochester, VT $11.49/lb (size averages 4-5 lbs … Continue reading
Putting together a spectacular cheese platter is easier than you might think. Continue reading
Saturday, April 6, 9:30-10:30 am – an introduction to co-ops and Wild Oats Market, given by our general manager, David Durfee. Please join us in the Wild Oats cafe for coffee, pastries and conversation. Bring your questions and suggestions for … Continue reading
Our chef prepared brisket and matzo ball soup today, which will be available on our hot bar on March 25 and in our grab n’ go deli throughout the week, as long as our supplies last. If you enjoy Greg’s … Continue reading
We’ve all heard that following a Mediterranean Diet is one of the healthiest ways we can eat. Fortunately, Mediterranean dishes are among the most delicious dishes to eat too! Follow this link to some tasty Mediterranean-inspired dishes. You will find … Continue reading
On Monday April 1 at 7 pm, Caretaker Farm, a community supported agriculture (CSA) farm, and Images Cinema, both of Williamstown, are co-sponsoring a free screening and discussion of Genetic Roulette: The Gamble of Our Lives, a film by best-selling … Continue reading
Join us on Monday, April 22, from 1:30-3 pm for a free home composting workshop with Cynthia Grippaldi of the Center for EcoTechnology in Pittsfield. Find out how easy it is to compost, and start turning your organic waste into … Continue reading
Saturday, May 11, 10 am-12 pm. This class, for Moms and Dads and children 7 years and older, is designed to give you and your children simple, fun and delicious dishes that your kids can help prepare, and that even … Continue reading
Here’s a list of the organizations and local food producers who will be visiting us Saturday, April 20, for our Earth Day Celebration from 12-3 pm. We hope you can stop by, introduce yourself and join us for some tasty … Continue reading
Tired of throwing food away? Here are some useful tips on how to reduce food waste from the strongertogether.coop web site. Visit this web site for healthy recipes and articles on living well.
Solarize Massachusetts is part of Governor Patrick’s effort to reduce overall carbon emissions by providing incentives to install small-scale clean energy solutions. Williamstown and Lee are the only two towns in Berkshire County that are participating in this program. Williamstown … Continue reading
Saturday, May 4, 11 am-3 pm. Williamstown Rural Lands Foundation celebrates its 10th annual Sheep to Shawl Festival at Sheep Hill in Williamstown (just off Rte 7). Sheep shearing, sheepdog trials, alpacas from nearby Sweet Brook Farm, fiber crafts, more. … Continue reading
Solar 101, May 14 at 7PM, Williamstown Elementary School Cafeteria on 115 Church Street in Williamstown. Williamstown residents interested in solar PV for their home or business should attend this free community presentation to learn more about solar energy and … Continue reading
Enter the Honest Tea Sweepstakes for a chance to win a beautiful, colorful Citizen Folding Bike valued at $250. This unique two-wheeler conveniently folds and fits into normal-sized bags, so it’s the perfect bike for people on the go! Just … Continue reading
Saturday, May 18, 2-5 pm – our friends from Polymeadows Farm in Shaftsbury will be here to sample their new chevre. According to our Cheese Manager, whose taste we trust, Polymeadows makes a phenomenal chevre! Stop in next Saturday to … Continue reading
Wild Oats Market’s expanded Fresh Meat & Seafood Department will enable us to offer a broader selection of meat, fish and shellfish at better prices–without compromising the high quality you expect from us. The products we carry in this department … Continue reading
Tastings from local suppliers – member only specials – cake & ice cream at 2 pm – all are welcome! Continue reading
Our chef Greg Roach will be making latkes Thursday, December 6, from 4-6 pm. Please join us for the delicious taste and smell of latkes, and get into the spirit of the holiday!
Wild Oats will hold a free blood pressure clinic on Friday, December 7, from 2-4 pm. All are welcome to participate; we will have a signup sheet at Customer Service and the testing will be on a first come, first … Continue reading
Saturday, December 8 – 11:30 am-1:30 pm. A high-protein, high-energy snack made locally in Arlington, VT, using organic sunflower seeds, organic sesame seeds, organic pumpkin seeds, organic brown rice syrup, pure Vermont maple syrup and pecan meal. Battenkill Brittle is … Continue reading
Berkshire Grown Farmers Market is tomorrow, Nov. 18, at the Williams College Towne Field House on Latham Street in Williamstown, from 10 am-2 pm. Wild Oats Market will be grilling outdoors – Ioka Valley Farm beef burgers and Black Queen … Continue reading
Sunday, November 18, is the last day to place your order for Everything But the Turkey. Call today! 413-458-8060. Continue reading
Friday, November 16, 7:30-9:30 am at the MCLA Church Street Center in North Adams, MA Join Northern Berkshire Community Coalition for a community breakfast and learn how you can support, encourage and be a part of Mass in Motion, an … Continue reading
Veteran energy expert and Berkshire resident Bruce Harley will present his new book about residential energy efficiency at the North Adams Public Library. Harley will deliver a brief presentation on home energy fixes, with time for questions. A reception and … Continue reading
Wild Oats Market had a strong financial year in FY 2011-2012, growing 14% in sales over FY 2010-2011. Download a copy of the Annual Report.
Join us for a pre-Thanksgiving taste of some of the dishes we will be offering on our Everything but the Turkey menu this year. We’ll also be serving some standout cheeses from our Fresh Foods department, selected wines, and more. … Continue reading
We’re putting our Thanksgiving turkey signup sheet out early this year, but that’s no reason to delay placing your order! Misty Knoll Farms naturally raised fresh turkeys from New Haven, Vermont will be available for $4.49/lb, in sizes ranging from … Continue reading
Wild Oats Market Halloween Party takes place Saturday, October 20, from 1-4 pm. Continue reading
Our Annual Member Meeting takes place on Tuesday, October 23, 7-9 pm at St. John’s Church (the Lower Room) at 35 Park Street in Williamstown. All members are welcome and encouraged to attend. We will begin the meeting with refreshments … Continue reading
1% of our sales on Saturday, October 13, will go to the No Kid Hungry campaign. We all know that a hungry child is a disadvantaged child. But by participating in the No Kid Hungry campaign, we can help end … Continue reading
We are at the farmers’ market every Saturday 8 am-12 pm, selling our fresh-baked breads and pastries. The market is located at the St. Anthony Municipal Parking Lot, State St. & Center St., North Adams. It’s open every Saturday until … Continue reading
Wine & Cheese Reception. August 30, 5-7 pm. All are welcome. Writer Alex Olchowski reads and signs copies of his newest book, and photogapher Karl Schroder discusses his photographs of the Suriname interior.
July 27, 4-5:30 pm Come visit beautiful Cricket Creek Farm with us! We will visit the calves in the barn then head out to the fields and watch the cows “come home” for milking. We’ll also meet the Cricket Creek … Continue reading
July 27, 3-7 pm Cabot Creamery is known for its Vermont cheddar. Stop by the store on Friday, July 27, to taste their many varieties of cheddar and other cheeses!
July 24, 6:15-7:15 pm In this evening talk Equal Exchange representative Becca Koganer will talk about what constitutes “authentic” Fair Trade and the challenges facing the authentic Fair Trade model. All are welcome; Fair Trade coffee, tea and chocolate will … Continue reading
July 23, 6-7 pm Keep your home cool and comfortable throughout the warm weather without breaking the bank. Aric Brown, energy efficiency specialist from the Center for EcoTechnology in Pittsfield, will discuss home improvements and no-cost efficiency programs that will … Continue reading
July 18, 5-7 pm Please join us for a wine & cheese reception for artist Ann Kremers and her students. Ann is a Wild Oats member and former Wild Oats staffer. You may have seen examples of her beautiful calligraphy … Continue reading
July 18, 11 am-2 pm A Nordic Naturals rep will be in the store to hand out free samples from this excellent product line of omega-3 fish oils. Please stop in to learn more about this product and whether it … Continue reading
Friday, July 13, 5-8 pm Local foods on the grill include grass-fed beef burgers – vegan option too! Top off with a make-your-own sundae made with local ice creams and toppings generously donated by our suppliers. Singer/songwriter Molly Durnin returns … Continue reading