2018 Lenox Rhubarb Festival

5th Annual Lenox Rhubarb Festival

The 5th Annual Lenox Rhubarb Festival, on Saturday, June 9, 2018, drew 1250 visitors.  It included:

  • a delicious Rhubarb Breakfast,
  • the Savory Rhubarb Contest starring the culinary creations of five local chefs, 
  • the Rhubarb Celebration and Sale featuring rhubarb pies and other treats, rhubarb soda,  rhubarb ice cream, recipe books, rhubarb plants, and fresh rhubarb, and
  • Rhubarb Around Town at several local businesses.

Thank you to all of our fantastic volunteers, vendors, and especially to the attendees.  We hope to see you all again next year!


Rhubarb Celebration and Sale

A variety of sweet and savory rhubarb delicacies, as well as fresh local rhubarb, rhubarb recipe booklets and rhubarb plants were available for purchase.

2018 Participating Vendors:

Ayelada (Pittsfield, MA) selling frozen yoghurt

The Barefoot Gardener (Lenox, MA) selling Rhubarb plants

Canyon Ranch (Lenox, MA) selling Rhubarb tacos

Devonshire Estates Holiday Retirement Community (Lenox, MA) selling Strawberry-Rhubarb cake

Florence Pie Bar (Northampton, MA) selling Strawberry-Rhubarb pies

Koffee Kup Bakery (Springfield, MA) selling Strawberry-Rhubarb pies

Kripalu (Stockbridge, MA)

Lenox Rhubarb Festival, selling Rhubarb Bramble soda.

les collines (Craryville, NY) selling Rhubarb jams and preserves

Mary’s Kitchen (Lenox, MA) selling Strawberry-Rhubarb pies

On A Roll Café & Catering (Lenox, MA) selling Rhubarb muffins

Pleasant & Main (Housatonic, MA) selling Strawberry-Rhubarb crêpes

The Scoop (Lenox, MA) selling Rhubarb ice cream and sorbet

The Sweetish Baker (Great Barrington, MA) selling Strawberry-Rhubarb pies

Trinity Church (Lenox, MA) selling fresh local Rhubarb

And Nancy C. Ralston was selling her new book, “Great Rhubarb Recipes”.

Rhubarb Around Town

2018 saw even more participation by local businesses.


These Lenox restaurants featured rhubarb creations on their menus for the Festival:


And these Lenox shops offered rhubarb treats and products:

We can’t wait to see what next year’s festival brings!