CT River Valley Commercial Kitchens and Resources

Below is a list of commercial kitchens in the Pioneer Valley. The kitchens on this list are not guaranteed to be available for community use. We suggest reaching out to these facilities to discuss your needs and to find out more information about use policy, equipment, and what can be produced. Click on the kitchen name to access their website.

For resources outside of Hampshire, Hampden, and Franklin County visit MDAR’s Kitchens in MA page.

Commercial Kitchens to Rent

Franklin County

Red Fire North, Montague
Paul Voiland, 413-364-3210
The commercial kitchen at Red Fire North is available for daily rent, for longer term lease,  for rent to own, or for immediate purchase. The facility has space for cooking and baking and processing and can be used for seating of patrons and direct sales. 

Western Massachusetts Food Processing Center, Greenfield
(413) 774-7204
The Center charges an hourly fee for production, and fees for storage rental, etc. For certain members, a batch or per unit charge may be negotiated after several runs of product. They also provide co-packing and technical assistance for new businesses.

Wendell Town Hall Community Kitchen, Wendell
Nancy Aldrich, Town coordinator,
(978) 544-3395 or (978) 544-3775

Hampshire County

Haydenville Congregational Church, Haydenville, (413) 268-9344
The certified commercial kitchen is available to rent for one-time or on-going use for cooking, baking and processing. It has a large commercial refrigerator, two large ovens, a 6-burner stove with grill top, a commercial sanitizer, two sinks, a microwave, a freezer, and plenty of counter and storage space.

Hampden County

Serve Food, Holyoke
(401) 612-6200
Partnered with the Western Mass Small Business development center, offers start-ups the “tools they need to succeed”; counseling and a Food Business Development class.

Drowsy Dragon Farm and Kitchen, Chester
To get more information: 413-354-6380 or
Stove, burner, convection oven, prep tables, food processor, dishwasher, etc.
Rented 6am – 9pm,  contact for rates, etc.

Berkshire County

Commercial Kitchen for Rent, Hinsdale
Brent Osborne,, (845) 664-2373

Berkshire Harvest Rental Kitchen, Lee

(Potential) Institutions with Commercial Kitchens

Franklin County

The Little Cooking School, Shelburne Falls
Culinary school run by Martin Yaffee, (413) 625-2800

Hampshire County

Good Stock Farm, Hatfield
Sandy and Angie D’Amato, (413) 247-6090,

Hampden County

Holyoke Community College MGM Culinary Arts Institute, Holyoke
(413) 552-2823,

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield
Food Service Contact (413) 755-5380

Berkshire County

Culinary Medicine School, Lee
(413) 429-5610,

Local Hero Businesses and Institutions with potential kitchen or storage options

While the main function of these kitchens is to serve their business and institutions the Local Hero members below have offered their kitchens for occasional events and community needs. 

Franklin County

Deerfield Academy Dining Services, Deerfield
Michael McCarthy
(413) 774-1518

Eaglebrook School, Deerfield
Edward Howle
(413) 774-9155

Greenfield Community College Dining Services, Greenfield
Karen Phillips

Northfield Mount Hermon School Dining Services, Northfield
Richard Messer, Randy Miller
(413) 498-3277

Red Fire North, Montague
Paul Voiland, 413-364-3210

The Arbors at Greenfield, Greenfield
Donna Bigelow
(413) 774-4400

The Bement School, Deerfield
Kimberly Loughlin
(413) 774-7061

Hampshire County

Amherst College Dining Services, Amherst
Joe Flueckiger
(413) 542-2220

Cooley Dickinson Hospital Café, Northampton
Ruth O’Connor
(413) 582-2079

Northampton Survival Center, Northampton
Heidi Nortonsmith
(413) 586-6564

Rockridge Retirement Community, Northampton
Christine Rachmaciej
(413) 586-2902

Smith College Dining Services, Northampton
Andy Cox
(413) 585-2300

UMass Amherst Dining Services, Amherst
Christopher Howland
(413) 545-2472

Hampden County

Springfield Public Schools, Springfield
Andrew Stratton
(413) 244-2954

Westfield State University Dining Services, Westfield
Interested in collaborating with and offering their kitchen to small producers
(413) 572-5471
Bill Connor:

Kitchen Equipment Suppliers

Note: Some of these suppliers may have membership or industry affiliation requirements.

Hampshire County

The Baker’s Pin, Northampton
(413) 586-7978

SpitJack , Easthampton
(413) 203-5757

Hampden County

Gillette Restaurant Equipment, Holyoke
(413) 533-1455

Restaurant Depot , Chicopee
(413) 598-8001

Kittredge Equipment Company, Agawam
(413) 304-4100

CET EcoBuilding Bargains, Springfield
(413) 788-6900

Online and/or Outside the Region

Toolots (Online, and does financing on items that cost >$1,000)
(844) 866-5687

Webstaurant Store (Online)

Warehouse Restaurant Supply, Waterbury, CT.
(203) 575-0111

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