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Snow Farm Fired Up for Glassblowing

Daily Hampshire Gazette, 8/27/2023

A brand new fuel effiicient furnace paves the way for the grand re-opening of Snow Farm's glassblowing studio.  Silent for almost four years, Snow Farm’s glass blowing studio fired up a new furnace this week, thanks to the efforts of a dedicated neighbor.  read more.

'A great antidote to the sadness' at Snow Farm craft school

Boston Globe, April 28, 2021

Inspired by the exhibit at the Fuller Craft Museum, a reporter from tthe Globe came out to visit Snow Farm. She discovered that a craft school serves a special need after a year of living in a pandemic.  Snow Farm has been around for nearly 40 years, but unlike bigger programs such as Haystack Mountain School of Crafts in Maine, it has flown under the radarRead more

At Fuller Craft, 'Makers & Mentors' Showcases Artisans of New England Craft School

The ARTery, November 25, 2020

An exhibit at the Fuller Museum of Craft inspires a deeper look into the workings of Snow Farm.  Three hundred years ago, a weaver, potter or glassblower might have learned their trade from a family member. . . . Today, for better or worse, it doesn't work that way.  Read more. 

A Hidden Treasure in the Hilltowns

Daily Hampshire Gazette, October 20. 2020

After cancelling over half the season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Snow Farm reopened in August 2020.  Margaret Anderson spent her 50th birthday earlier this month in the welding shop at Snow Farm . . . read more.

Crafting Optimism: Snow Farm raises hope for an artistic community, September 2020

The My Local MA campaign was developed to support small business in MA during the pandemic. A   profile of Snow Farm talks about the challenges Snow Farm faced and the future outlook. We were worried, for sure, but since we reopened in August and saw the positive response from our students and faculty, we are confident. . . . read more

live edge table, popular woodworkingLive Edge Class at Snow Farm

Popular Woodworking, October 21, 2017

3-part blog series by artist/instructor Yoav Liberman.  On Columbus day weekend I taught a live-edge furniture class at Snow Farm, a reputable New England based craft school located in the picturesque Berkshire mountains. . . read more.

precious metal clay, handmade jewelryA Learning Adventure and More

Parrish Relics blog, October, 22, 2017

Blog post by Snow Farm student and local artist Jen Parrish-Hill about a jewelry workshop. Long fascinated by the idea of precious metal clay, I finally found the perfect place to learn the process. . .  read more


travel blogs, hampshire county, massachussetts tourism, western maHampshire County: The Other Side of Massachussetts

Justin Plus Lauren Travel Blog, September 8, 2017

A review of unique and beautiful places in Hampshire County, including Snow Farm.  Massachussetts is so much more than Boston.  While Boston is a fabulous city. . . read more

flameworking, craftsmanship quarterly, craft schoolsSummer Workshops for the Aspiring Artisan

Craftsmanship Quarterly, April 16, 2017

A review of the top nine residential craft schools in the US.  Classes and workshops are offered all over the country these days in everything from boat-building to glass blowing and knife making. But no one has offered a guide to the best of them—until now . . . read more.

Your Time: The Seconds Sale

The Daily Hampshire Gazette, December 1, 2016

Beautiful pictures with this article about the Seconds Sale.  A steady flow of visitors wove in and out the various open studios on Sunday. . . read more.

welding workshops in western mass, trish crapo, learn weldingSparks Fly

The Recorder, August 31, 2016

Trish Crapo learns that, though loud and dirty, welding turns out to be a delicate task.  I lowered the rod toward the piece of metal on the table in front of me. “Ready to weld,” I called . . . read more.

road signs new england, snow farm craft programParent-Teen Artsy Workshops

Boston Globe, December 20, 2015

Writer Catherine Newman and her daughter Birdy take a workshop together at Snow Farm. “Oooh,” my daughter Birdy said, as the mist fell on us. “This is my third-favorite form of precipitation.” We were sitting by an enormous bonfire . . . read more.