With the help of volunteers, Berkshire-Bounty has collected and donated

27,402 pounds

of fruit and vegetables during 2019, and

33,048 pounds
in 2018
8,296 pounds
in 2017

Thank you to all!


…providing food to those in need

UPDATE: April 1, 2019

Backyard Bounty of the Berkshires and Berkshires Bounty have combined operations to form the single largest Berkshires-based organization providing food to those in need, and now will operate under the name of Berkshire-Bounty. With our partner food providers, food distributors and expanded roster of volunteers, we expect to soon be collecting and delivering at the annual rate of 100,000 pounds of excess food per year to those suffering food insecurity in South County and Pittsfield. We are also excited to announce that we have purchased a van that will materially increase our pick-up and delivery volume capacity.

We have a totally revised website, a new website address ( and even a new e-mail address (

Read through our new, updated website for the full story!