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Seconds Sale Fundraiser

Each year approximately 200 craftspeople from across the region send their work to the annual Snow Farm Seconds Sale. For three consecutive weekends in November, we open our spacious grounds to visitors for an early holiday outing. Seconds can be excess inventory, experimental pieces, discontinued lines, or slightly flawed items. There are also plenty of firsts!  High-quality items are offered at discount prices, including glassware, pottery, wooden bowls and cutting boards, scarves and bags, jewelry and much more.

Please check back as plans for the 2020 Seconds Sale are evolving. Artists who wish to participate can get more information here.

Stay the weekend!  Don't let a few miles keep you from this sale. Guests of Snow Farm can get a 15% discount at The Ellery, Northampton's newest hotel. Reserve online here. Thank you to The Ellery for generously sponsoring the Seconds Sale. 

See What's For Sale

Blow-Your-Own Glass Ornament

See what glassblowing is all about!  No advance sign-up is necessary. Check in at the hot shop when you arrive to be placed on the list, do a little shopping or have lunch, then come back to the shop when it's your turn.  $25 per ornament. No experience necessary. For ages 8+. Ornaments can be picked up the next day or shipped. 

glassblowing, handmade ornaments, make your own ornament

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Directions & Parking

There is a ample parking at the Seconds Sale.  A $5 parking fee supports the Snow Farm Scholarship Fund for High School Students.  You can return to the sale on any other day or weekend and show your program to enter again without paying.  Use the Google map below to get customized directions, or view written directions here


Snow Farm is a nonprofit residential craft school, one of only a handful similar places in the U.S. The Seconds Sale is Snow Farm's most important fundraiser of the year. Purchases at the Second Sale benefit both the artist and Snow Farm.

Many volunteers help throughout the sale, and we welcome anyone who would like to lend a hand, and get to know us better. Volunteers direct cars, wrap purchases, ring up sales, and restock merchandise as it sells. As a thank you, volunteers are invited to lunch in the cafe and receive a small discount on purchases during the day they volunteer.  Interested?  Email Mary Jo or call 413-268-3101.