Monday, August 3, 2015

Farm Fresh in Franklin, MA

Some Franklin, MA farms were established long time ago, some are new. But they all have the following in common: their products are fresh, they look and taste better, many use organic farming methods. Buying local supports local families, preserves open spaces and benefits the local wildlife and environment.

So don't wait and go visit them before this season is over!

Akin Bak Farm: 360 West Central Street, Franklin MA,  tel: 508-530-2227, open daily during season, fresh produce, raw honey, farm fresh eggs, CSA shares.

Fairmount Fruit Farm: 887 Lincoln Street, Franklin MA, tel: 508-533-8737, open M-F 9am-6pm, Sat-Sun 9am-5pm, offering fruits, vegetables, plants, eggs, baked goods, fall apple picking.

Franklin Honey Company: 1 Green Street, Franklin MA, tel: 508-507-9684, offering all natural local honeybee products.

Gianetti's U-Pick Blueberries: 557 Lincoln Street, Franklin MA, tel: 508-528-9430, open for blueberry picking early July to late August, Fri-Sat 8am-4pm.

Grateful Farm: 49 Prospect Street, Franklin MA, tel: 508-446-5806, offering herbs, potted plants, greens, peas/beans, onions, tomatoes, root veggies and more.

Hoffman Farm: Daniels Street, Franklin MA, tel: 508-934-6902, open M-T 10am-6pm, Sat - Sun 10am -6pm, closed Fridays, offering organic vegetables, farm fresh eggs.

Painted Lady Flower Farm: 64 Maple Street, Franklin MA, tel: 508-243-1962, offering seasonal flowers, herbs, grains and greenery grown using earth-friendly and organic methods. Available at local farmers markets, via CSA subscription and at select retailers. Also offering flowers for weddings and special events.

Wadsworth Farm: Spring Street, Franklin MA, open M-Sun 6am-7pm, blueberries and seasonal produce offered at their stand.

FRANKLIN FARMERS MARKET: The Town Common in Franklin, MA, every Friday, June - October 30th, noon-6pm. Check out the 2015 vendors HERE.

If I have missed any, please let me know. I'd be happy to add them. Email me the info to Renata@BetterLivingRE.com. Thank you.