Farms and Orchards

  • We ask that ONLY parents submit entries for places that you have personally visited and know are suitable for families with children birth to 4 years. Information such as website, address, phone number, and address are appreciated. This list is maintained by the Network Helpers. All suggestions will be reviewed by the Network Helpers in order to verify that they are family friendly and developmentally appropriate.  If you choose to visit these locations, please note that neither the Network Helpers nor the Milford Family Network Project are responsible for these locations and do not assume any liablity.

    Arrowhead Acres
    92 Aldrich Street, Uxbridge MA
    508-278-5017
    http://www.arrowheadacres.com/
    Birthday parties, hayrides.

    Bolton Spring Farm
    149 Main Street, Bolton  MA
    978-779-2898
    http://www.boltonspringfarm.com                                                    

    Hayrides, pumpkins and apples

    Brookfield Orchards
    12 Lincoln Road, North Brookfield MA
    508-867-6858
    http://www.brookfieldorchardsonline.com/
    Cross-country skiing, farm tours, playground, harvest festivals.

    A Clear View Farm
    4 Kendall Road, Sterling MA
    978-422-0442
    http://www.clearviewfarmstand.com/
    Apples, hayrides and school groups.  Home of the true story of “Mary Had a Little Lamb.”

    Davis Farmland
    145 Redstone Hill, Sterling MA
    (978) 422-6666
    http://www.davisfarmland.com
    Great place to view, feed or pet a variety of farm animals, from goats, sheep and cows to endangered species.  Pony rides are available for an extra fee.  There are areas for water, sand and active play.  A small restaurant is on site, as well as, a central shaded eating area if you bring your own lunch.

    Drumlin Farm
    208 South Great Road, Lincoln MA
    (781) 259-9807
    http://www.massaudubon.org/Nature_Connection/Sanctuaries/Drumlin_Farm/
    This working farm provides a chance to view the usual cast of barnyard animals (cows, pigs, chickens, etc.) and demonstrations of daily farm activities (milking, egg gathering, etc.).  There are special event days held throughout the year and usually advertised in the local papers.

    Belkin Family Lookout Farm
    89 Pleasant Street, Natick MA
    (508) 651-1539
    http://www.lookoutfarm.com/
    A working farm with orchards of apples, pear, and peach trees.  Organic fruits and vegetables are grown there.  You can pick your own fruits and berries according to the season.  Kids are welcome and will enjoy viewing the various animals on site, including sheep, dear, buffalo, and reindeer.

    Nashoba Valley Winery and Orchards
    100 Wattaquadoc Hill Road, Bolton MA
    978-779-5521
    http://www.nashobawinery.com/
    Pick berries during the summer, apples in the fall and go cross-country skiing in the winter.  Picnic area, tours.

    Tougas Family Farm
    246 Ball Street, Northborough MA
    508-393-6406
    http://www.tougasfarm.com/
    Features pick-your-own fruits, petting zoo, hayrides, farm tours and ice cream.