Gather in the Garden Fundraiser

By: Canary Blomstrom  •  April 27, 2022

Canary Blomstrom Insurance Agency of Agawam and Wheeler & Taylor Insurance of Great Barrington are again providing major support to The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts. This second rounds of funding will pay for about 100,000 meals for hungry residents of Western Massachusetts.

This year, on August 7th, Wheeler & Taylor and Canary Blomstrom  again invites you to The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts’ alfresco dinner event on the gorgeous grounds of the Berkshire Botanical Gardens. Enjoy a curated picnic basket filled with a bounty of sweet and savory goodness, hand-crafted libations and wine, all while listening to live entertainment.  Check back for more details and ticket information.

The Food Bank provides food to 165 food pantries, shelters, and meal sites in Berkshire, Franklin, Hamden, and Hampshire counties.

“We’re so grateful to Wheeler & Taylor and Canary Blomstrom for their social investment in The Food Bank’s mission to feed our neighbors in need at this critical moment,” said Executive Director Andrew Morehouse. With this support, overall we’ll be able to provide 100,000 meals to households struggling to make ends meet and put healthy food on the table.”

Based in Hatfield, The Food Bank ( provides food to hundreds of member food pantries, shelters and meal sites in Western Massachusetts. The Food Bank does not distribute food directly to individuals (except through its Mobile Food Bank and Brown Bag Food for Elders programs). Instead, it acts as a regional clearinghouse to get nutritious food to local sites that help people in need of assistance.

Canary Blomstrom Insurance Agency offers auto and home insurance, business insurance, and individual and group life and health insurance and financial products. Its office is in the Feeding Hills section of Agawam. Web:

Established in 1871, Wheeler & Taylor Insurance is a full-service independent agency and broker that serves customers with the highest level of excellence and professionalism. Headquartered in Great Barrington, it has offices throughout the Berkshires and operates nationally through locations in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, California and Nevada. Web:

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