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#1 Rated Tour in Northampton

Join us for any one of our food tours in Western Massachusetts. We have walking tours on downtown streets, cycling tours to farms and vineyards, tours that focus on vegetarian options or local beer and breweries.

  • star rating  Deborah gave us such great history of area and so much information about the food. The food was so delicious and the company was great. We really want to go... read more

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    November 13, 2022
  • star rating  Awesome Amherst Day - Our family (2 parents with adult kids) had an awesome day exploring Amherst with Davis. He was so sweet, knowledgeable, and enthusiastic. The stops were all top-notch and I would... read more

    Naomi B
    October 30, 2022
  • star rating  Great Friends, Delicious Food and Amazing Fall Weather - What a perfect fall today to enjoy delicious food curated by Pioneer Valley Food Tours in historic downtown Northampton. Every bite was savored. Our guide, Davis, was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and... read more

    Shari D
    October 17, 2022
  • star rating  Great tour with Davis - Had a great time with friends on the Northampton food tour. Davis was very knowledgeable about the local produce and restaurants. The food was great and we all... read more

    leclercsj
    August 28, 2022
  • star rating  Take a tour; you won't regret it! - What a wonderful tour! Deborah was a friendly, pleasant, and knowledgable tour guide. She is clearly passionate about foods sourced in the Pioneer Valley, and enjoys sharing that passion... read more

    jennifersamherst
    August 22, 2022
  • star rating  Thoroughly enjoyable experience - Deborah is a fantastic guide to the food and history of the Connecticut River Valley. She is a warm and welcoming host who is also very knowledgeable about food, cooking,... read more

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    August 21, 2022
  • star rating  Deborah helped to organize a private walking food tour of Springfield for myself and my partner. Though the day was hot, we persevered and (having not spent much time in... read more

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    June 27, 2022
  • star rating  Highly Recommend - What a delightful food tour. I previously lived in New England for 36 years and still learned some very interesting history and current changes post pandemic. Deborah is very knowledgeable,... read more

    R1924AVbrendam
    June 22, 2022
  • star rating  Eating and Learning about Food in the Pioneer Valley - My wife and I had a lovely tour with Deborah this week. It was thoroughly enjoyable. The food was excellent and her telling of the history of food and food... read more

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    June 17, 2022
  • star rating  I received a gift certificate for this food tour from my sister who thought it would be a great day out with my daughter who is attending UMASS in Amherst... read more

    Smhoops
    April 25, 2022
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Northampton Local Food Tour

A walking tour of downtown Northampton featuring local food producers, restaurants and specialty shops.

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Bicycle Food Tours

We partner with local and regional cycling companies to pedal on scenic routes and visit small farms and artisanal producers.

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Explore Amherst Food Tour

The Amherst Food Tour will introduce you to a vibrant downtown with a diverse mix of food, drink and cultural venues.

Miso Salad using South River Miso

Vegetarian Food Tour

A walking tour of Northampton that explores the rich vegetarian culture in the city with its exceptional produce and creative cuisine.

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Northampton Chocolate Lovers Tour

Warm up this winter with a sweet and savory (but mostly sweet!) chocolate tour in downtown Northampton.

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Private and Group Tours

We welcome private groups, work or conference events, and team builds. Choose one of our popular itineraries or we can create a custom tour to suit your schedule and interests.

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Pioneer Valley Picnic Gift Basket

A selection of our favorite local specialty foods, perfect for an outdoor adventure or back porch picnic. Free delivery within in the Valley.

Pioneer Valley Food Tour Gift Card

Pioneer Valley Gift Card

A perfect way to regale food lovers with a taste of local foods. Pioneer Valley Gift Cards can be used for our food tours, gift boxes or picnic baskets and they never expire.