Local Hero Profile: Magpie Woodfired Pizzeria

The number of fantastic local farms in the Pioneer Valley, as well as strong demand from customers for local ingredients, make it easy for Magpie Woodfired Pizzeria owners Evelyn Wulfkhule and Maggie and Jim Zaccara to prioritize buying local ingredients. At Magpie, they pride themselves on  being a strong part of the local economy and work hard to have mutually supportive relationships with their staff, their suppliers (many of whom  are also regular customers), and with the community at large. Evelyn, Jim, and Maggie all feel lucky to live and work in an environment where customers value local food so highly.

“It’s a gift here in the Valley to get to work with so many small-scale local farms, who  are both fantastic suppliers and wonderful customers. ” -Evelyn Wulfkhule, owner

A taste of the menu

Magpie offers more than pizza! Try the radicchio and endive salad with balsamic truffle dressing and Old Friends Farm arugula. Or try Nana’s Meatballs, made with local meat sourced through Black River Produce.

Asparagus Ricotta Tart, photo by Aja Talarico

A few local farms on the menu

  • Bostrom Farm
  • Clarkdale Fruit Farm
  • Dancing Bear Farm
  • Old Friends Farm
  • Warner Farm

A reason to come to Magpie

At Magpie, they strive to offer both high-quality food and a relaxed atmosphere where everyone can enjoy a good meal.

Did you know?

Even the wood burned in the woodfired oven is locally sourced from Foxbard Farm in Shelburne!

photo by Old Friends Farm

Magpie supports Old Friends Farm

Farmers: Missy Bahret, Casey Steinberg, and crew

Story: Old Friends Farm grows 28 acres of certified organic salads, vegetables, and flowers for retail and wholesale. They are widely known for their salad greens, for pioneering Northeast-grown ginger and turmeric, and for the specialty products they make with these powerful roots. At Old Friends Farm, they grow what they love, and love what they grow. They are committed to a healthy workplace, environment, and community, and their products are infused with that attention. You’ll taste the difference!

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