Dragonfly Farms is diverse vegetable farm located in Pepperell, Massachusetts. We grow vegetables, herbs, and cut flowers at our farm at 40 Prescott St, as well as on nearby leased land. We employ only organic and sustainable methods, as outlined by the Baystate Organics Certification Program, for producing our crops. Our farm stand is open everyday, except Monday, from 10am to 5pm.
Flats Mentor Farm
Flats Mentor Farm grows Asian herbs and vegetables which are sold at farmers’ markets in the Boston area and at area grocery stores and grower co-ops throughout the season. The Flats Mentor Farm , located on a 70-acre river parcel of land in Lancaster MA, is a hands-on training mentoring farm for small, beginning farmers of diverse ethnic backgrounds. FMF promotes economically viable agricultural production that protect the environment through sustainable farming methods.(At market through July only)
Hill Orchard / Monadnock Berries
Syrup, honey, jam, cider, flowers, pumpkins, fruit, including apricots, plums, nectarines, peaches, pears, 25 varieties of apples, raspberries, and blueberries, grown on 20 acres. Pick-your-own apples with free wagon ride on weekends. Peaches are picked ripe and sold in the farmstand. Hill Orchard is owned by the Westford Conservation Commission and managed by Fenella and Anthony Levick. Farmstand is open August – November 23rd, Tuesday – Sunday, 10am t0 5pm.
Springdell Farm is a family owned and operated farm located in Littleton MA. Our family has been fruit and vegetable growers for about 80 years now and focus on quality rather than quantity. All of our produce is picked fresh and ripe! We naturally raise a small closed herd of Black Angus cattle and market our USDA inspected beef direct to the public at out farmstand and farmers markets. Raising meat naturally is better for the livestock, better for the environment, and better for the consumer. Our animals live happy, clean lives with plenty of green grass grown in untreated pastures, clean water, abundant shade, sunshine, and have plenty of room to roam as they please. Our eggs are picked fresh on a daily basis from free range hens that live on a natural diet. Our farm stand is open everyday 9am-5pm.
Stonewall Farm is in its 3rd season with the market as an educational farm. Located in Dunstable, Stonewall Farm is a start-up farm owned by Adam Frye and will bring a new varied mixture of produce to harvest this season.
Shaw Dairy Farm
Located in Dracut, Shaw Farm provides ice cream, organic and traditional milk and other dairy products. Since the early 1900′s, Shaw Farm has maintained a milking herd of Holstein who are milked twice per day, 365 days per year. Three generations of Shaws take care of our 150 acres of nutrient rich orchard grasses that help give the the cow’s their proper protein and fiber. Our farm store sells a variety of local goods alongside our dairy products (daily 7am to 9pm) and we offer a home delivery service throughout the Merrimack Valley. (At market through July only)
West River Creamery
West River Creamery is located at Middletown Farm, which is nestled between 3 mountains in Londonderry, VT. The farm is over 200 hundred acres and has been an operating dairy farm since 1945, the size of the herd and the nature of the business has been evolving over the years. At present there are a total of 40 milking cows 1/3 of them being Jersey and the other 2/3 are Holstein. We do not use rbgh hormones and do use vegetarian rennet in all our cheeses. The cows are pastured from May through November. We adhere to traditional methods of cheese making from stirring and cutting the curd by hand then carefully, one at a time fill the molds.