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Belkin Family Lookout Farm Is Now Open!

When you hear of U-pick farms, many families just think apples.  There is so much than apple picking available at Belkin Family Lookout Farm, located in Natick. They just opened up for the season from now until all those apples are picked in October.  Lookout Farm will have u-pick strawberries will ready in June and July. Then […]

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Family Open House at the Belkin Lookout Farm in Natick

This Sunday, Belkin Family Lookout Farm opens the gates for a Farm Open House with free admission for the entire family – the LAST CHANCE for FREE ADMISSION before the season begins!  Celebrate May’s arrival and take an excursion on the Farm’s famous train, ride through the orchards of fruit trees, visit the Children’s Play […]

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Sheep Shearing Festival at Gore Place

Now in its 25th year, this outdoor, farm festival has become a family favorite and a tradition throughout the region! Enjoy demonstrations of sheep-shearing, herding dogs, spinning, weaving and gardening on a beautiful 45 acre estate. Large crafts fair, live entertainment, historic demonstrators, games and farm animals. Wagon rides and museum tours (additional charge). Admission […]

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Spring Outdoor Things To Do With Kids in the Boston Area

Spring is here, and if you are looking for outdoor things to do with your kids, consider getting a membership to the Mass Audubon Society.  With an annual family membership you’ll get access to all of the Mass Audubon properties, including our two favorites – Drumlin Farm in Lincoln, MA, and Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary in […]

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Maple Magic Day at the Natick Community Organic Farm

Visit the Natick Community Organic Farm for Maple Sugaring Tours and learn about Native American and Colonial Sugaring Techniques while experiencing how the Farm sugars today.  Also enjoy a pancake breakfast. Date: Saturday, March 10, 2012 Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Pancake breakfast: Members ~ $6, Members, ages 3–8 ~$3, Non-Members ~ $8, Non-members, […]

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An Afternoon at Drumlin Farm

It was Black Friday, and the temperature outside was about 60 degrees.  We wanted to stay clear of the malls, so we decided to make the drive to Lincoln, MA to Drumlin Farm, one of the Mass Audubon properties. My kids were most excited to see the animals, so we skipped the hiking trails (which […]

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Activities for the Entire Family at Smolak Farms’ Apple Festival

Take your first bite into a crisp and delicious New England apple this weekend at Smolak Farms located in North Andover, Massachusetts. On Saturday, September 17th and Sunday, September 18th 2011 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM, adults and children alike are invited into the Smolak Orchard’s for a weekend of golden delicious activities, including a chance […]

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Family Apple Picking in the Greater Boston Area

It’s apple-picking season here in New England!  Ready to pick?  Here are five great local places to pick this season! Nashoba Valley Winery Nashoba Valley Winery, located West of Boston in Bolton, offers loads of you-pick apple trees.  Check the website for full details before heading out, because they can sometimes sell out.  When the […]

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Massachusetts Marketplace Festival at Elm Bank in Wellesley

On August 6, 2011, join the Mass Hort Society at Elm Bank for the Massachusetts Marketplace Festival.  It features the finest products from New England farms, kitchens, gardens, and fields, and includes children’s crafts, live music, food, and more! Hours: 10:00am-4:00pm Admission: Adults – $6, MassHort Members – $4, Children Under 12 – $2.  Tickets […]

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Local Family Farm Openings In the Boston Area

Now that the weather is getting warmer, some of our local family farms are opening. Belkin Lookout Farm is open for weekends starting May 7th, 2011.  Check out my full review of the Belkin farm here. Tsougas Family Farm opens in June for strawberry picking.  I’ll have more specific details, along with other strawberry picking […]

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