Where in Southeast Massachusetts to find pick your own farms and orchards for fruit, vegetables, pumpkins and canning & freezing instructions!

This month's notes: April 2014: Spring is just around the corner.  Strawberries are here in Florida, Texas and California, next in late March and April for much of the South, then in May for most of the country and June in cooler northern areas. See how easy it is to make strawberry jam or strawberry-rhubarb jam!

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Southeast Massachusetts U-Pick Farms and Orchards, sorted by county

Remember: ALWAYS call (or follow the link to the farm's own website, if the name is a blue link) to confirm the information before you go! They may close, run out or change events, times, etc. without notifying me!

Barnstable County

  • Blueberry Hill Farm - Blueberries
    Route 6A, West Barnstable, MA. Phone: 508- 362-3781. Directions: 500 yards off the intersection of Route 149 & 6A, farm on the right heading toward Sandwich. Open: 7 days, dawn to dusk, mid-July through August.
  • The Blueberry Bog - Blueberries
    92 Spring Hill Road, E. Sandwich, MA. Phone: 508 888-1560. Directions: Go North towards 6A past Sandwich High School. Cross straight over 6A, farm one quarter mile on left. Open: 7:30am - 3:30pm, starting late July through August. (UPDATED: July 22, 2008)
  • Coonamessett Farm - PYO Salad greens, vegetables, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries, farm market, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    277 Hatchville Road, East Falmouth, MA 02536. Phone: 508-563-2560. Email: cfarm@capecod.net. Open:  daily May through September, 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m; open Friday through Sunday only, October through December. Directions:  Route 28 south towards Falmouth; exit onto Route 151 east, turn south on Sandwich Road. Proceed to Hatchville Rd and turn right, farm is 1 mile on right.Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Enjoy a meal or snack from the farm cafe, rent a canoe, attend a summer evening buffet with live music and dancing (Jamaican Grill Nights every Wednesday, Family Farm Dinners every Friday). Membership required in PYO club, Seasonal family memberships begin at $50.00; day passes are available, $8.00 per person age 3 and older. Educational tours and children's summer gardening program. See their website for the prices to join the farm's Pick-Your-Own club, one-day memberships for non-Cape residents, and for further information and upcoming events. (UPDATED: March 09, 2012)
  • Hokum Rock Farm - blueberries,
    1215 Route 134, Corner Of Hokum Rock Road, East Dennis, Cape Cod, MA 02641. Phone: 508-385-2768. Email: contact@hokumrockfarm.com. Open: days are posted at least 24 hours in advance on farm sign, website, and phone message, varies weekly in season. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 1215 Route 134 at corner of Hokum Rock Road East Dennis. From Route 6 take exit 9B Dennis, go North through 2 sets of lights approximately 2.5 miles on left. From Route 6A go South on Route 134 approximately .5 mile on right. Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries: July and August. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: December 19, 2011)
  • Holbrook House - Blueberries and raspberries
    252 Union Street, Yarmouthport, MA. Phone: 508- 362-3348. Directions: Exit 8 off of the Mid Cape Highway. First house on right going towards 6A.   Open: Mid June-September.
  • Tony Andrews Farm - pick your own Strawberries, Peas, Corn, Tomatoes, pumpkins
    394 Old Meetinghouse Road, East Falmouth, MA, 02536. Phone: 508-548-4717. Email us at: tonyandrewsfarm@comcast.net. Open 7 days a week from June through October 31st from 10AM to 6PM. Rest rooms are available as well as use of picnic area. We have a corn maze, petting zoo Hay rides, Annual tomato and corn festival. Payment: Cash, check, mastercard and visa.Pumpkin picking in field everyday 7 days a week September through October 31st. Educational tours, scout troops with camp fire at the picnic area, school groups and Hay rides available as well as House of Horrors. Fall decorations to choose from; corn stalks, hay bales, gourds, Indian corn, mini pumpkins, speckled swans and of course wide variety of pumpkins to choose from.  (UPDATED: June 08, 2011)

Bristol County

  • Berkley Nursery & Tree Farm - Blueberries
    554 Berkley Street, Berkley, MA. Phone: 508- 823-3727.Directions: Route 24 south to exit 11, turn right down to stop sign at Berkey common (4way stop), turn right to next stop and bear right on North Main St. to 3rd stop sign. Take right onto Berkley. Farm less than one quarter mile. Open: daily til picked out.
  • The Blueberry Place - Uses natural growing practices, blueberries, U-pick and already picked
    44 Hope Street, Seekonk, MA 02771. Phone: 508-336-3594. Email: seekhope@gmail.com. Open: 2011 season, July 12; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8 am to noon; 4 to 6 PM; Saturday, Sunday, 9 am to 6 pm; July and August; Weather and supply permitting; Call ahead just to be sure. Directions: The Blueberry Place is off Route 44 in Seekonk, the third house on the left after turning onto Hope Street. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. Bring your own containers. We suggest shoes (not sandals), socks, long pants, and a hat; sunblock and insect repellent. (UPDATED: July 07, 2011)  
  • Devol Farm - Blueberries.
    315 Sodom Road, Westport, MA. Phone: 508- 636-2210. Directions: Call for hours and directions. 
  • Dufort Farms - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, blueberries, raspberries (red), Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, farm animals
    55 Reservoir Avenue, Rehoboth, MA 02769. Phone: 508-252-6323. Fax: 508-252-6323. Email: jddufort@dufortfarms.com. Open: Wednesday and Saturday 8am to 4 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: June 24, 2009)
  • Four Town Farm - Raspberries, strawberries, vegetables.
    90 George Street, Seekonk, MA. Phone: 508- 336-5587. Directions: From 195, take exit 1 and follow Route 6 east to Cumberland Farms, turn right onto Warren Ave. for one half mile then bear right at fork onto George St. Open: 9-5pm depending on availability. Our "Pick Your Own" (PYO) season begins in early June with strawberries. We have tractor rides out to the field in the mornings starting at 9:00 am. The fields are open until 5:30 pm or until they are picked out. About the same time, we have PYO peas. For those of you that have never had a fresh pea, let me tell you they are even better than the strawberries.
    The PYO flower garden opens around the end of June and continues until a hard frost, sometime in September. PYO raspberries come next toward the end of July and continue until mid September. To wrap out the season we have PYO pumpkins. Again, the tractor will take you out to the field, drop you off at the start of a small corn maize, and pick you up after you have selected a pumpkin. (UPDATED: October 01, 2013, from their website)
  • Hiller Bros., Inc. & East Over Farm - blueberries, pumpkins
    265 Mary's Pond Road, Rochester, MA 02770. Phone: office: (508) 763-5257, Farm stand: (508) 763-4480, Fax: (508) 763-3204. Open:  PYO Blueberries in season from 8 am to 5 pm, daily. Also jams, jellies, baked goods, cranberry products. Their farmstand is open  with fruits and vegetables at farm stand May through November 9 am to 5/6 pm, 7 days per week. Pre-arranged school and group tours.
  • Keiths Farm - apples, pumpkins, strawberries, prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    1149 Main St, Acushnet, MA 02743. Phone: 508-763-2622. Email: info@keithsfarm.com. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Open: Daily availabilities posted on the new website  strawberries: daily 10am to 4pm apples and pumpkins: weekends only 9am to 5pm Christmas trees: weekends only 10am to 4pm. Strawberries: June Apples: mid September to end of October Pumpkins: October Christmas trees: weekends only-start after Thanksgiving. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. Also spelled Keith's Farm.  (ADDED: May 30, 2008) (UPDATED: June 20, 2010)
  • Osamequin Farm - blueberries,
    83 Walnut Street, Seekonk, MA 02771. Phone: 508-336-0961. Directions: From Attleboro, Route 152 to Read Street, right onto Prospect, left on Walnut. From East Providence, Route 44 East to Jacob Street to Prospect to Walnut. Open: The open hours for PYO blueberries are subject to change; Please call ahead for recorded information. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: July 04, 2008) (UPDATED: July 07, 2008)
  • OakdaleFarm - vegetables
    59 Wheaton Avenue, Rehoboth, MA. Phone: (508) 336-7681. Directions: Route 44 to Lincoln Street, left onto Country, take 2nd right to Barney Ave. to 59 Wheaton Ave. Or Route 6 to Barney Ave- Left to Almeida Road to the end. Right onto Wheaton Road. Call for picking times and conditions. Open May-October.
  • Perry Hill Orchards - apples, prepicked produce, farm animals
    35 Perry Hill Road, Acushnet, MA 02743. Phone: 508-9956799. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October, November. Open: Weekends. Payment: Cash, only.  (ADDED: July 31, 2008) (UPDATED: July 31, 2008)
  • Peters Family Orchard And Cider Mill - apples, pumpkins, tractor-pulled hayrides
     537 N. Main Street, Acushnet, MA.  Phone: (508) 995-6533. Directions: Route 195 to Marion, Route 105N to Rochester Center, take left at the sign 'Acushnet 6 mi', take a left at 'tee' intersection, one half mile down on the right. Open: 7 days a week in the season, 9-6pm.  Offer tractor rides on weekends.  Offers school tours.  Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 15, 2013)
  • Pine Hill Farm - Blueberries.
    588 Middle Road, Acushnet, MA. Phone: 508- 995-0041. Directions: Braley Road exit off of Route 140. Left off exit to Acushnet Avenue, left on Acushnet Ave. to right onto Peckham Road which turns into Middle Road. Open: 8am to 12 noon.
  • Dufort Farms - Blueberries and raspberries.
    55 Reservoir Avenue, Rehoboth, MA. Phone: 508- 252-6323.  Directions: From Taunton, Route 44W to Rehoboth, at 1st light take left (south) on New St. to stop sign. Farm is straight ahead one half mile on left. From Seekonk: Route 44E to Rehoboth, at 2nd light take right onto New St. to stop sign. Farm is straight ahead one half mile. Open: July - September, Wed to Sunday, 8am-4pm.  (formerly Serene Lea Homestead) (UPDATED: May 13, 2008)
  • Simcock Farm - pumpkins, tomatoes, and prepicked produce, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    361 Marvel Street, Swansea, MA 02777. Phone: 508-67-35721. Email: farmerfiddlermoo@yahoo.com. Directions: Please visit our website. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in July, August, September, October, December. Open: Ice Cream stand daily from May 1st - October 31st; Vegetable Stand - daily July 1st to October 31st; Christmas Shoppe - daily Nov 30th to December 22nd on Monday to Friday from 3 pm to 8pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm; Christmas Holiday Shoppe Nov 30th to December 22nd Monday to Friday from 3 pm to 8 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm; "Christmas Campfire Sing-a-long Hayrides with violin accompaniment" begin Nov 23rd until December 24th. Payment: Cash, Check. School tours, Birthday Parties and yearly fund raiser for charity event. Fall Pumpkin patch hayrides and evening haunted rides.
  • The Silverbrook Farm - beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, melons, onions, other berries, peas, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (Autumn, black), rhubarb, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    934 Main Street, Acushnet, MA 02743. Phone: 774-202-1027. Alternate Phone: 617-834-5567. Email: thesilverbrookfarm@gmail.com. Open: STORE HOURS MAY - August 2011 SILVERBROOK COUNTRY STORE SEASON OPENING - May 28 Thursday, 2011 Saturday - 9am to 3pm Sunday - 9am to 2pm September 2011 Saturday - 9am to 4pm Sunday - 9am to 4pm October 2011 Tuesday through Friday - 9am to 1pm (CLOSED Monday) Saturday and Sunday - 9am to 4pm  Farm HOURS September 2011 BEGINNING September 17, 2011 am to SILVERBROOK FALL OPENING Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 4pm October 2011 Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 4pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: February 20, 2011)
  • Spring Rain Farm - PYO Strawberries, Prepicked cranberries, school tours
    692 Caswell Street, East Taunton, MA, 02718. Phone: 508-824-3393. Email: info@springrainfarm.net. Directions: Click here for a MapQuest Map to the farm. Open: for strawberry picking from Tuesday to Sunday (Closed Mondays) from 10 AM to 6 PM. We close when there is lightning and thunder or if ripe fruit is all picked out. Our tours are all by appointment. Our berries are ready to eat beginning on Memorial Day.  They are ready early because they are planted on raised beds that are covered with black plastic. We select our strawberry varieties to be the sweetest tasting possible - not to be shipped across thousands of miles. Comment from a visitor on December 20, 2007: "They have pick your own strawberries, but we went to visit for the cranberries. The owner was fantastic - he gave us an hour long tour explaining the process of cranberry harvesting and showing us the bogs (we visited in November, so we missed the actual harvest). He had fresh cranberries available for sale - 1.50 lb, I believe."

Dukes County

  • Thimble Farm - Raspberries, strawberries, vegetables.
    Stoney Hill Road, Vineyard Haven, MA. Phone: 508- 693-6396. Directions: 2  miles South of Vineyard Haven on Edgartown/Vineyard Haven Road. Look for sign in Oaks Bluff. Open: Tuesday through Sunday, 10am to 5pm. 

Nantucket County

  • Bartlett's Farm - strawberries, vegetables
    33 Bartlett Farm Road, Nantucket, MA 02554. Phone: 508-228-9403. Email us at: info@bartlettsfarm.com. Directions: From the center of town: Follow Main St. to the Civil War monument rotary. Turn left onto Milk St. which, in 6/10 of a mile, joins Hummock Pond Rd. Follow for 1.2 miles, turn left onto Bartlett Farm Rd. This road leads directly into the Bartlett Farm driveway where the greenhouses and Farm Market can be found. Payment: cash, check, credit cards. Comments from a visitor on September 26, 2008: "I love it! I live on Nantucket, and it is one of my fave places to go. They do special PYO days. Produce includes tomatoes, beans, peppers, and pumpkins for PYO. It is new this year, so you need to go to the website for announcements on PYO days" (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: September 26, 2008)

Plymouth County

  • Billingsgate Farm - blackberries, blueberries, pumpkins, raspberries (red), strawberries,
    6 County Road Route 106, Plympton, MA 02367. Phone: 781-293-6144. Alternate Phone: 339-933-1714. Fax: 781.293.1993. Email: farmgirl@billingsgatefarm.com. Open: Monday to Friday, from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm, June 1 to October 31. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Corn maze is open from September 14th through October 31st. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. (ADDED: March 13, 2013)
  • The Blueberry Farm - Blueberries
    698 W Washington St, Hanson, MA 02341. Phone: (781) 447-1584. Containers available.  Directions: 1 mile West of Hanson Center on Route 14.  Open: Call first for picking conditions. 
  • The Blueberry Patch - Blueberries. 
    155 Glen Charlie Road, E. Wareham, MA. Phone: 508- 295-9289. Directions: 1 mile North of Routes 25/495, use Wareham/Onset Exit to Glen Charlie Road.  Open: daily morning only from 9am until noon, or picked out. Bring your own containers. Children welcome with adult. 
  • C. N. Smith Farm Inc. - apples, blueberries, nectarines, peas, peaches, pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Autumn, red), strawberries, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
    325 South Street, East Bridgewater, MA 02333. Phone: 508-378-2270. Email: cnsmithfarm@gmail.com. Open: Apple PYO Days, Wednesday to Friday, from 10 am to 4 pm; Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm; Strawberry, Blueberry, Raspberry, PYO Days, Monday to Sunday, from 9 am to 4 pm; Peaches PYO Days, Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 4 pm; August. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries June 10 to July 4 Blueberries July and August Raspberries August and September Peaches August Apples September 8 to October 15; Harvest Hoedown Columbus day weekend, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 11 am to 4 pm; Hallowlantern Night time Hayride, October Call for Times 508 to 378 to 2270. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Strawberry festival, Fathers Day Weekend. Corn festival, Second weekend in August. Harvest Hoedown, Columbus Day Weekend, Saturday, Sunday, Monday. Hallowlantern Night time Hayrides, Two weeks before Halloween Call for Times 508-378-2270 For PYO Crops Please Call before you come for current conditions pricing and times. (UPDATED: March 29, 2014)
  • Coyne Bog Blues - Blueberries. 
    Carver Road, W. Wareham, MA. Phone: 508- 295-3254. Email: lcrinta@attbi.com. Directions: Route 495 to exit 2 to Route 58N. Follow one half mile to 1st right onto Carver Road. Open: Mid-July to Labor Day, daily mid-July through Aug. 8 am -5 pm. (always call before coming). 2013's crop should be very good, as the bushes rested in 2012!
    Their website states: "Coyne Bog Blues offers a unique pick your own blueberry experience in Wareham, Massachusetts. We are sad to report that there will be no blueberry picking in 2012. Summer came in March and ole Jack Frost picked the berries in May! We'll use the time to replace old bushes and add thronelss blackberries. Please visit us next year for blacks and blues." (UPDATED: July 03, 2012)
  • Maribett Farm - ORGANIC, Blueberries. 
    269 Elm Street, Kingston, MA. Phone: (781) 585-9670. Directions: Route 3 to exit 9 (3A). Right off ramp, left onto Brook St. Left onto Elm, 1 mile, barn on left. From Route 495: Take 495S to exit 6, take Route 44E. Right off ramp to 58N right onto Mayflower (Route 80E), bear left at Colchester St. Farm is on right, one mile from water tank.  Open: July and August for Blueberries; Call for an appointment for u-pick. 
  • Nessralla Farm - beans, pumpkins, prepicked produce, farm market
    139 Hemlock Lane (end Of The Lane), Halifax, MA 02338. Phone: 781-294-1767. Fax: 781-294-1767. Email: nessfarm2@comcast.net. Directions: Hemlock Lane is located next to the Halifax Town Hall, (we are at the end of the lane). Open: Sunday to Saturday, 8am to 6 pm until the end of October We reopen on November 28 for Christmas season daily 8am to 8pm until Christmas Eve. We grow all of our own produce; Shell beans are ready for picking September and October Corn Maze -Harvest Festival 2nd weekend September to Last weekend in October Christmas season opens day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. During our Corn Maze Festival we have a petting zoo, face painting, giant pumpkin drop on Columbus day weekend, pony rides and many other activities. Monday - Friday our maze is open for private groups, field trips, company outings. Birthday parties welcome . (ADDED: November 08, 2008)
  • Spring Meadow FarmORGANIC, Raspberries, strawberries. 
    109 Marion Road, Mattapoisett, MA. Phone: 508- 758-2678. Email: swelldone@aol.com. Directions: 195W to Marion exit. Take right onto Route 6. Farm 3 miles down across motel. Or 195E to Mattapoisett exit. Take left onto Route 6 for 1. 7 miles, farm across from hotel.  Open: In season, Saturday, dawn to dusk, Sun. 8-1pm. Weekdays call for appt. All crops certified organic. 
  • Town Line Farm - Blueberries. 
    202 West Street, PlymptonHalifax, MA. Phone: (781) 585-3233.  Directions: Go to the Halifax Congregational Church on Route 106, take road opposite it (South Street), follow the blue arrows.  Open: Friday and Saturday, 8am to 4pm, Sundays from 8am to noon. Wednesday from 4:00 p. m. till dusk. Containers are needed to bring blueberries home.
  • Tree-Berry Farm -Blueberries. 
    Route 123, Scituate, MA. Phone: (781) 545-7750. Directions: Route 123 on the Scituate/Norwell line. Please call before coming.  Blueberry picking in July and August, when berries are ripe, call before coming; hours subject to change. 4 acres of blueberry bushes. No age minimum if accompanied by adults. 
    Comments from a visitor on July 19, 2009: "I have also visited Tree Berry Farm in Scituate, MA and love it!  We were just there this morning and they have great blueberries and plently of them!  The blueberry bushes are very well maintained, as is the rest of the property.  We have been here before and have always had a positive experience and would recommend this farm to anyone!  "
  • Webster Cranberry, LLC. - blueberries, cranberries, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, and prepicked produce
    292 Cross Street, Norwell, MA 02061. Phone: 781-659-1599. Fax: 781-659-2049. Email us at: johnkopacz@mertech.org. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in July, August, October, December. Open: Monday to Saturday dawn to dusk Payment: Cash, Check. Cranberries starting the first week of October
    Christmas tree varieties:
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Canaan Fir, Fraser Fir.

Farmer's Markets, Farm Stands and Roadside Stands, Etc.
(NOT pick-your-own, unless they are also listed above)

Barnstable County

  • Hokum Rock Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Covered outdoor market, blueberries,
    1215 Route 134, Corner Of Hokum Rock Road, East Dennis, Cape Cod, MA 02641. Phone: 508-385-2768. Email: contact@hokumrockfarm.com. Open: Monday to Saturday from 8am July and August on days posted only. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 1215 Route 134 at corner of Hokum Rock Road East Dennis. From Route 6 take exit 9B Dennis, go North through 2 sets of lights approximately 2.5 miles on left. From Route 6A go South on Route 134 approximately .5 mile on right. Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries: July and August. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: December 19, 2011)

Bristol County

  • Peters Family Orchard - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, apples
    537 Main St, Acushnet, MA. Phone: 508-995-6533. Open: 7 days 9 to 6 Saturday and Sundays Farm stand open: Tractor rides pie and other food available Also take orders for Thanksgiving Pies.  (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: September 30, 2009)
    Comments from a visitor on September 30, 2009:
    "The owners are great Very pleasant Plenty of fresh Fruit Grown on site. One of the oldest stands around town . There is a Picnic area Great for walking"
  • The Silverbrook Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    934 Main Street, Acushnet, MA 02743. Phone: 774-202-1027. Alternate Phone: 617-834-5567. Email: thesilverbrookfarm@gmail.com. Open: STORE HOURS MAY - August 2011 SILVERBROOK COUNTRY STORE SEASON OPENING - May 28 Thursday, 2011 Saturday - 9am to 3pm Sunday - 9am to 2pm September 2011 Saturday - 9am to 4pm Sunday - 9am to 4pm October 2011 Tuesday through Friday - 9am to 1pm (CLOSED Monday) Saturday and Sunday - 9am to 4pm; Farm HOURS September 2011 BEGINNING September 17, 2011 am to SILVERBROOK FALL OPENING Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 4pm October 2011 Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 4pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: February 20, 2011)

Plymouth County

  • Anastas Farms, LLC - Uses integrated pest management practices, U-pick and already picked, farm market, porta-potties, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    21 Highland Road, Lakeville, MA 02347. Phone: 617-686-2332. Email: danastas@anastasfarms.com. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Take 495 to exit 5. From the north turn right, from the south turn left, at the end of the ramp towards Lakeville. Continuing straight pass a blinking light, and two stoplights. Turn right onto Highland Road. The farm is a half mile up on your left at the top of the hill. Follow signs to the Corn Maze. Maze entrance is 500 feet past the driveway on the left. Click here for a map and directions. Corn Maze is open from September 10 through October 30 on weekends only; Friday night is by appointment for large groups of over 20 adults; Vegetables are available on weekends from noon to 5pm while supplies last; Check for updated information at our website; CSA memberships for 2012 season are due by April, 2012;. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Our Corn Maze and market are only open in September and October on weekends. We have a wonderful nature walk/forest challenge, in addition to our corn maze. Hayrides are included in the price of admission. We provide water and recommend walking or hiking boots as footwear. Strollers are not advised in the maze. Pets are not allowed at the farm for a variety of reasons. Dress for the season. Twilight mazes are every Saturday and on friday by appointment. We don't have Blueberries. (UPDATED: August 08, 2011) (ADDED: September 23, 2010)
  • Billingsgate Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, asparagus, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cranberries, cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, melons, nectarines, onions, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, pumpkins, raspberries (red), rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, porta-potties, restrooms, birthday parties
    6 County Road Route 106, Plympton, MA 02367. Phone: 781-293-6144. Alternate Phone: 339-933-1714. Fax: 781.293.1993. Email: farmgirl@billingsgatefarm.com. Open: Monday to Friday, from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm, June 1 to October 31. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Corn maze is open from September 14th through October 31st. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. (ADDED: March 13, 2013)
  • C. N. Smith Farm Inc. - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info)
    325 South Street, East Bridgewater, MA 02333. Phone: 508-378-2270. Email: cnsmithfarm@gmail.com. Open: Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 6 pm; Sunday, from 9 am to 5 pm, April 1 to November 30. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries June 10 to July 4 Blueberries July and August Raspberries August and September Peaches August Apples September 8 to October 15; Harvest Hoedown Columbus day weekend, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from 11 am to 4 pm; Hallowlantern Night time Hayride, October Call for Times 508 to 378 to 2270. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Strawberry festival, Fathers Day Weekend. Corn festival, Second weekend in August. Harvest Hoedown, Columbus Day Weekend, Saturday, Sunday, Monday. Hallowlantern Night time Hayrides, Two weeks before Halloween Call for Times 508-378-2270 For PYO Crops Please Call before you come for current conditions pricing and times. (UPDATED: March 29, 2014)
  • R&C Farm - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables,
    124 Cornet Stetson Rd. (rt 123), Scituate, MA 02066. Phone: 781-545-6502. Email: farma@comcast.net. Open: Daily 9AM - 6PM. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx . Offer CSA shares (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: September 10, 2010)
    Comments from a visitor on September 10, 2010: "Love it - buy all my fruits and veggies there and will purchase a CSA share next year. Great quality and very helpful/knowledgable staff."
  • Sauchuk Farm and Corn Maze - Uses integrated pest management practices, Garden stand on a residence (which is NOT on a farm), Roadside stand, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), apples, beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cranberries, cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, melons, onions, other berries, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, raspberries (Spring, black), raspberries (Autumn, black), summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bouncy pillow
    200 Center Street, Plympton, MA 02367. Phone: 781-585-1522. Email: info@sauchukfarm.net. Open: Every Day 9am to 6 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 20, 2011)  (ADDED: November 14, 2009)
  • Sunrise Garden Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, beets, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, pumpkins, strawberries, Fresh eggs, gift shop, porta-potties
    94 Center Street, Plympton, MA 02367. Phone: (781)585-6035. Fax: (781)585-6035. Email: hellosunshine@sunrise-gardens.com. Open: Sunday to Thursday, 9am to 5 pm; Friday and Saturday 9am to 6pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Corner of RT. 58 and Center Street. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. We do not use any pesticides on our produce the we grow. We are in the process of bringing in Organic vegetables. (UPDATED: June 12, 2011) (ADDED: June 02, 2011)

Local Honey Sources:

Bristol County

  • Millers Family Farm - Honey (retail), Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, porta-potties
    500 Allen Avenue, North Attleboro, MA 02760. Phone: 508-695-4053. Email: rmillercompany@gmail.com. Open: "See our website for current hours". Directions: Route One to Draper Avenue. Take Draper Avenue (west side of Draper) to end of road. The driveway to our farm will be in front of you. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: November 05, 2013) (ADDED: February 22, 2012)
  • The Silverbrook Farm - Honey (retail), Tours, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    934 Main Street, Acushnet, MA 02743. Phone: 774-202-1027. Alternate Phone: 617-834-5567. Email: thesilverbrookfarm@gmail.com. Open: STORE HOURS MAY - August 2011 SILVERBROOK COUNTRY STORE SEASON OPENING - May 28 Thursday, 2011 Saturday - 9am to 3pm Sunday - 9am to 2pm September 2011 Saturday - 9am to 4pm Sunday - 9am to 4pm October 2011 Tuesday through Friday - 9am to 1pm (CLOSED Monday) Saturday and Sunday - 9am to 4pm; Farm HOURS September 2011 BEGINNING September 17, 2011 am to SILVERBROOK FALL OPENING Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 4pm October 2011 Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 4pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: February 20, 2011)

Plymouth County


Maple Syrup Farms and Sugarworks:

Bristol County


Horse Rides and More:

Bristol County

  • The Silverbrook Farm - snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Fishing nearby, hunting nearby, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    934 Main Street, Acushnet, MA 02743. Phone: 774-202-1027. Alternate Phone: 617-834-5567. Email: thesilverbrookfarm@gmail.com. Open: STORE HOURS MAY - August 2011 SILVERBROOK COUNTRY STORE SEASON OPENING - May 28 Thursday, 2011 Saturday - 9am to 3pm Sunday - 9am to 2pm September 2011 Saturday - 9am to 4pm Sunday - 9am to 4pm October 2011 Tuesday through Friday - 9am to 1pm (CLOSED Monday) Saturday and Sunday - 9am to 4pm; Farm HOURS September 2011 BEGINNING September 17, 2011 am to SILVERBROOK FALL OPENING Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 4pm October 2011 Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 4pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: February 20, 2011)
  • Stony Creek Farm - Boarding stables, Horses trails (unguided), Riding academies, schools, Riding academies, schools, Western riding equipment & instruction, English riding equipment & instruction, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, School tours, children welcome, beginners riding lessons, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    1210 Wilbur Avenue, Swansea, MA 02777. Phone: 508-646-3771. Alternate Phone: 401-465-4832. Email: erin@stonycreekfarmma.com. Open: All riding lessons, pony parties, etc; by appointment please call today!. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: April 02, 2010)

Meats, Milk and Eggs:

Bristol County

  • The Silverbrook Farm - Chicken (free range), Turkey, Duck, Beef, Veal, Pork, Lamb, Goat meat, USDA Natural, No hormones used, No antibiotics used, 100% grass and/or grain fed, snacks, refreshments and/or concessions, Eggs (free range), Farm market with fruits and vegetables, Snack bar, Restrooms, No pets please, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    934 Main Street, Acushnet, MA 02743. Phone: 774-202-1027. Alternate Phone: 617-834-5567. Email: thesilverbrookfarm@gmail.com. Open: STORE HOURS MAY - August 2011 SILVERBROOK COUNTRY STORE SEASON OPENING - May 28 Thursday, 2011 Saturday - 9am to 3pm Sunday - 9am to 2pm September 2011 Saturday - 9am to 4pm Sunday - 9am to 4pm October 2011 Tuesday through Friday - 9am to 1pm (CLOSED Monday) Saturday and Sunday - 9am to 4pm; Farm HOURS September 2011 BEGINNING September 17, 2011 am to SILVERBROOK FALL OPENING Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 4pm October 2011 Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 4pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: February 20, 2011)

Plymouth County

  • Sunrise Garden Farm - Brown eggs, Farm market with fruits and vegetables, children welcome, Fresh eggs, gift shop, porta-potties
    94 Center Street, Plympton, MA 02367. Phone: (781)585-6035. Fax: (781)585-6035. Email: hellosunshine@sunrise-gardens.com. Open: Sunday to Thursday, 9am to 5 pm; Friday and Saturday 9am to 6pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Corner of RT. 58 and Center Street. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Coming Soon Fresh Lobsters We carry fresh seasonings from Cape Cod. We bag our own seasonings, dips, and rubs. We carry a full line of Jams, Jellies, salsas, relishes, dressings and Honey Mustard dip. Our Honey has been a favoriate for years, and is local. (UPDATED: June 12, 2011) (ADDED: June 02, 2011)

Farm Venues for Events, Activities, Parties and Meetings:

Bristol County

  • The Silverbrook Farm - School and educational groups, Catering available, You may bring your own food, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Bring Your Own Tables and chairs, Bring your own linens and table silverware, Servers Must Be Licensed for alcohol, Hotel nearby, Vegetables, or bush fruit, Corn maze, Pumpkin patch, steers/cattle, sheep, goats, horses, chickens, pigs, llamas/alpacas, other animals, Beautiful rural setting, Internet (Wireless), Free Onsite Lot parking lot, children welcome, No pets please, No smoking allowed, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    934 Main Street, Acushnet, MA 02743. Phone: 774-202-1027. Alternate Phone: 617-834-5567. Email: thesilverbrookfarm@gmail.com. Open: STORE HOURS MAY - August 2011 SILVERBROOK COUNTRY STORE SEASON OPENING - May 28 Thursday, 2011 Saturday - 9am to 3pm Sunday - 9am to 2pm September 2011 Saturday - 9am to 4pm Sunday - 9am to 4pm October 2011 Tuesday through Friday - 9am to 1pm (CLOSED Monday) Saturday and Sunday - 9am to 4pm; Farm HOURS September 2011 BEGINNING September 17, 2011 am to SILVERBROOK FALL OPENING Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 4pm October 2011 Saturday and Sunday - 10am to 4pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: February 20, 2011)
  • Stony Creek Farm - Birthday parties, Some Tables and chairs are provided, Bring your own linens and table silverware, Hotel nearby, dairy cows, steers/cattle, sheep, goats, horses, chickens, pigs, llamas/alpacas, other animals, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, children welcome, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    1210 Wilbur Avenue, Swansea, MA 02777. Phone: 508-646-3771. Alternate Phone: 401-465-4832. Email: erin@stonycreekfarmma.com. Open: All riding lessons, pony parties, etc; by appointment please call today!. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: April 02, 2010)

Plymouth County

  • Billingsgate Farm - Birthday parties, Vegetables, or bush fruit, Corn maze, Pumpkin patch, sheep, chickens, llamas/alpacas, Beautiful rural setting, Fishing nearby, boating nearby, horse riding, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, porta-potties, restrooms, birthday parties
    6 County Road Route 106, Plympton, MA 02367. Phone: 781-293-6144. Alternate Phone: 339-933-1714. Fax: 781.293.1993. Email: farmgirl@billingsgatefarm.com. Open: Monday to Friday, from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm, June 1 to October 31. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Corn maze is open from September 14th through October 31st;. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. (ADDED: March 13, 2013)

Farm Stays

Bristol County

  • Stonehaven Farm – Stays, Farm Animals, Garden, Berry Orchard
    1506 Drift Road, Westport, MA 02790. Phone: 508-636-1361. Email: vmerlier@verizon.net. Open: All year; Please call or email for appointments. Directions: From Providence RI: 195 East to Route 88 in Westport. At the 4th traffic light go left onto Hixbridge Road. Down the hill to the 4 way stop. Go right on Drift Road and continue 2 miles. We are on the left with a large Fresh Eggs sign. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Farm stays offer the opportunity to relax in the peace and quiet of the countryside, to reconnect with nature, and participate in farm life. We are a small farm with heritage breed sheep, chickens, ducks, and a large garden and berry orchard. We enjoy sharing our love of farming and animals with guests. Accommodations are a suite (large bedroom sleeping 5, bath with jacuzzi, dressing room, small balcony) and a smaller room with two twin beds. Our meals are farm or locally sourced as much as possible and include tips on harvesting the garden and cooking grass fed animals. Breakfasts are included in the rate; dinners are an extra charge. We are located five minutes from Horseneck Beach and on the Coastal Wine Trail. Photos: Click here for photos of the rooms and farmhouse. (ADDED: March 13, 2011)

Wholesale Foods

Plymouth County

  • Billingsgate Farm - Local sales at our farm, Local delivery, some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Preserves, jams, jellies, Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, porta-potties, restrooms, birthday parties
    6 County Road Route 106, Plympton, MA 02367. Phone: 781-293-6144. Alternate Phone: 339-933-1714. Fax: 781.293.1993. Email: farmgirl@billingsgatefarm.com. Open: Monday to Friday, from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm, June 1 to October 31. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Corn maze is open from September 14th through October 31st. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. (ADDED: March 13, 2013)

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