The Berkshires Blog

North Adams Nitty Gritty by BHGH

At the confluence of the south and the faster north branch of the Hoosic River is one of the Berkshires’ former industrial hubs, North Adams.  Hydropower and an industrial revolution under way, dre...  Read more...

Posted on March 18, 2013

VIDEO – Maple Syrup in the Berkshires

Learn about the sweetest time of the year to enjoy our beautiful Berkshire outdoors by traveling to a sugar house at Ioka Valley Farm in Hancock and seeing how you can make maple syrup at home...Click...  Read more...

Posted on March 11, 2013

Camping Under the Stars

By The Berkshire Mountain Rover As the days grow longer, the nights lose much of their hard, winter chill, which makes March a perfect time to explore winter camping in the Berkshires. Don’t be foo...  Read more...

Posted on March 6, 2013

Tasty Tidbits (BHGH)

With an abundance of local and organic farms, specialty crafted foods, microbreweries, distillers, and with so many restaurants taking pride in sourcing food locally, dining has always been a peak exp...  Read more...

Posted on February 25, 2013

Mountains Have Inspired Many Berkshire-ites

By Todd Fiorentino It seems fitting to start a piece about how the natural landscape of the Berkshires has affected the psyche of locals with a discussion of the Thunderbolt Trail.  The Greylock mou...  Read more...

Posted on February 11, 2013