Restaurants and Caterers


Tower Hill Botanic Garden, Farmer and Fork Cafe (Founding Member)

Worcester County Horticultural Society
P.O. Box 598
11 French Drive, Boylston, MA 01505

farmer and the fork cafe at Tower Hill Botanic Garden offers an exciting plant focused cuisine along with meats & sustainable seafood with products sourced from local and regional farms and suppliers to be enjoyed with views of Wachusett Resevoir.



Gardner Ale House

74 Parker Street, Gardner, MA 01440

We are a brewpub begun by a dream to re-invigorate downtown life with beer, food, and camaraderie. We are the proverbial third place; not work, not home. Our pub is our hearth. We LOVE local and try hard to be a great neighbor. We are busy and fun and have award-winning beers and great fresh food. Oktoberfest is our signature event; we subtitle it “Party In The Street”. Call us at 978 669 0122.


The Café at Groton Wellness

493 Main Street (Rte 119), Groton, MA 01450

The Café at Groton Wellness’ is part of a holistic health center that believes clean food is powerful medicine and that is reflected in the quality and integrity of the ingredients used every day. The Café’s mouth-watering, nutrient-rich dishes feature seasonally sourced ingredients from local farms that are as Organic and non-GMO as possible. They use 100% grass-fed beef and prepare everything from scratch including the salad dressings. Order online and take-out or dine-in while relaxing in the beautiful Spa environment.


Rose 32 Bread (Founding Member)

P.O. Box 364
412 Main Street, Route 32, Hardwick, MA 01031

Bakery ~ Café ~ Restaurant
Exceptional breads, European pastries, made to order breakfast and lunch. Our wheat is locally grown in Hardwick, organic, and milled in-house!


Roots Natural Foods (Founding Member)

100 Crawford Street, Leominster, MA 01453

Roots is an independently owned full-service natural foods store and juice bar. We carry a wide variety of products from local groceries & produce to body care & supplements. We are a community market with much more!

New Braintree

Reed’s Country Store (Founding Member)

753 Barre Road, New Braintree, MA 01531

Celebrating 38 years in business, Reed’s Country Store is a restaurant and catering service using local, seasonal produce, cheeses, artisan breads and, upon request, local meats. For many years, we have incorporated “locally grown” into our menu items because fresh produce is seasonally available in our rural community. We are pleased that our customers know the benefits of supporting local farmers. (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday–Breakfast & Lunch 7:00-2:00. Sunday–Breakfast 8:00-12:00. Friday–Ed’s special dinner menu 5:00-9:00).


Pepper’s Fine Catering (Founding Member)

43 Hudson Street, Northborough, MA 01532

Local, fresh, seasonal & delicious, have been the founding priciples that gave Susan Lawrence the inspiration to create Peppers Fine Catering back in 1987.  Crafting enticing menus, inspired by fresh available ingredients and prepared by trained culinary professionals is simply the only path that the Peppers culinary team and event planning specialists travel. Peppers applauds the local farming community and we are committed to showcasing the wonderful nuances of all that you grow and produce.


The Country Store

2 North Main Street, Petersham, MA 01366

Built in the 1840’s, this beautiful and historic store offers a wide variety of fresh, local, quality products. Chef owned and operated, the store houses a café which flaunts healthy goodness and flavor. Breakfast and lunch offerings are made with all-natural eggs, cheeses, meat, and vegetables. Many products straight from local farms couldn’t be fresher! Take-n-bake pizzas, pastas, salads and other meals to go are all house-made by our chefs and ready to heat and eat! Local, handmade and fair-trade gifts are sold as well.


BT's Smokehouse

392 Main St, Sturbridge, MA 01566

We proudly serve fine quality natural meats that have been dry rubbed and slow smoked for up to 14 hours with local apple and hickory woods. From our humble beginnings in our roadside trailer to our new restaurant space; our passion and love for food is something we hope you will feel and taste in every bite of our food. Catering and mobile service available.

West Brookfield

Salem Cross Inn Restaurant & Tavern

P.O. Box 553
260 West Main Street, West Brookfield, MA 01585

Salem Cross Inn is a family-owned and operated restaurant that supports local agriculture by cooking and enhancing our fresh and delicious food using ingredients grown by local farms and by growing our own herbs and vegetables.  Our Polled Hereford and Black Angus Beef cows are also raised right here in our “backyard”.  We take great pleasure in providing our guests with a tasty and satisfying meal.  Visit us in our Main Dining Room Tuesday thru Sunday or our Hexmark Tavern Tuesday thru Friday evenings.


Armsby Abbey

144 Main St, Worcester, MA 01608

Armsby Abbey is one of the premier craft beer destinations in the world! Featuring a world-class selection of 22 rotating draughts, hand-crafted cocktails, small-batch wine, and rustic farmhouse fare; Armsby celebrates the conscientious SLOW Food ideals and artisan craftsmanship in everything they do. They offer a comforting, seasonal menu that showcases local farms from around New England for brunch (weekends only), lunch and dinner service.

Birchtree Bread Company (Founding Member)

138 Green Street, Suite 5, Worcester, MA 01604

BirchTree Bread Company is a bakery/cafe that specializes in artisan breads, pastries, sandwiches, and fair-trade coffee. We source as much local and organic food as we possibly can (including grain used in our breads.) We are open Tuesday through Sunday. Please visit our website to find out more.

deadhorse hill

281 Main St, Worcester, MA 01604

deadhorse hill is a refined American restaurant & café in the heart of Worcester’s City Square. Built on a passion for food, innovation, and sincere hospitality, it celebrates New England bounty with advanced technique in a comfortable, welcoming environment. Owned and operated by Jared Forman and Sean Woods, veterans of top restaurants in New York and Boston, and entrepreneur Albert LaValley, deadhorse hill melds upscale cuisine and creative craft cocktails with approachability and fun.