Looking over Austin Design Cooperative’s plans for Artifact Cider’s new taproom and production space in Florence, MA.
Artifact Cider has returned to western Massachusetts, and childhood friends Soham Bhatt and Jake Mazar are hard at work writing the next chapter of the hard cider business they founded together.
Artifact Cider is a hard cider maker that makes alcoholic beverage from apples from western Massachusetts and the surrounding region. The company is in the process of setting up a taproom at its new facility in Florence and will significantly increase its workforce.
Bhatt is the chief cider maker for artifact, while Mazar is the business manager, but their friendship began in elementary school when they were growing up in Worcester County in neighboring towns…
Read the full article in the Hampshire Gazette (text and photos from the Gazette).