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Pioneer Valley Food Tours offers guided walking tours that explore local flavors from around the region. Guests taste a selection of local specialties that include award winning cheeses, pasture raised meats, artisanal breads, frozen yogurt...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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240 Main St, Pulaski Park, Northampton, MA 01060-3584
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+1 413-320-7700
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fantastic experience. I live in Northampton, but I still learned a great deal about the town, the Pioneer Valley, and the local food scene. The food we tasted was delicious and varied, and it gave me the opportunity to try several new...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Megan R
Deborah C, Owner at Pioneer Valley Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

I am so glad you enjoyed the tour and the food. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed October 22, 2018

What a beautiful day! We went to at least 6 places. We met the owners, heard great stories about their business and had a tasting at each place. It was informative and great to see businesses with a good consciousness about our environment. Deborah was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Deborah C, Owner at Pioneer Valley Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Thank you for sharing your experience. I am always happy to hear that guests enjoyed the tour in so many ways.

Reviewed October 7, 2018

Went to Northampton for the weekend and decided to do the food tour, which I am so happy we did. We went on the tour the morning we arrived. It was very informative and the food we tried was delicious. We ended up going back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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DeborahC3065, Owner at Pioneer Valley Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 8, 2018

I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for sharing your experience.

Reviewed August 7, 2018

This tour was so fantastic! A must do in Northampton. What better way to experience the Pioneer valley than walking around with Deb- who is super knowledgeable about both the food and the region. Learning about locally sourced products was so eye opening for me....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Deborah C, Owner at Pioneer Valley Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

I appreciate your positive comments, and I am so glad you had a wonderful time on the tour. Hope to see you in Valley again!

Reviewed July 26, 2018

Deb is a master chef and a lover of good food, so this tour was well thought out and designed to give people an opportunity to sample some of the most tasty local produce Northampton has to offer. Not only is Deb super knowledgeable about...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Deborah C, Owner and guide at Pioneer Valley Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2018

Thank you for your recommendation. I am happy to share my enthusiasm for the Pioneer Valley and its great food!

Reviewed June 30, 2018

This tour last about 2 ½ hours and you will learn more about local produce and markets in Northampton than you could possibly imagine. I have lived in the area for over 50 years and places we visited I did not know were even here.....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Deborah C, Owner at Pioneer Valley Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

Thank you! It is wonderful to hear how much you enjoyed the tour and the different stops we visit. I am so glad I introduced you to some new food destinations.

Reviewed June 29, 2018

My wife and I have lived in this area since 2003, and Deb's tour of Northampton food places blew me away. Our 10-year old son even loved it and tried all kinds of taste treats. Deb's super-fun culinary stroll took us to places with lots...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Deborah C, Owner at Pioneer Valley Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

I am so glad you and your family enjoyed the tour and learned much about the local food scene. Thank you so much for your comments, I hope you continue to explore new tastes.

Reviewed June 20, 2018

As a local who knows many of the places we visited, Deb expanded my knowledge of the area, downtown and the foods available to us, right in our back yard. A must for any foodie, locavore or anyone with a food or regional interest

Date of experience: June 2018
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Deborah C, Owner at Pioneer Valley Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

Thank you for the thoughtful review.

Reviewed June 19, 2018

I thoroughly enjoyed the food tour I took with Deb. I was extremely impressed with Deb’s knowledge of the history of farming in the Valley and the local food industry. I did not realize how significantly the Buy Local movement has affected our local farming...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Deborah C, Owner at Pioneer Valley Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 21, 2018

I am so glad you enjoyed the tour, and that the Local Food theme resonated.

Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed eating our way through Northampton! Deb is extremely knowledgeable on all things food, especially local specialties. We have many friends who have also taken the tour and loved it as well. Very fun!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Deborah C, Owner at Pioneer Valley Food Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2018

Thank you, I am glad you had a nice time.

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