Confreda Greenhouses & Farms Celebrates 95 Years in Operation on LIVE’s The Taste
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Confreda is the 4th generation of the family to work and run Confreda and they are now celebrating 95 years in operation. He announced that they have planted apple trees on the property and expect in the next 2-3 years consumers would be able to pick from them each fall. They farm over 450 acres combined.
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North Brookfield, MA
Pick your own apples! The Snack Bar offers hot apple dumplings and ice cream, cheese, and cider. The Country Store will tempt you with honey common crackers, maple products, “Penny Candy”, culinary delights, antiques and collectibles and much more! They have a playground and picnic tables - so stay awhile.
Brookfield Orchards is open year round from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
North Scituate, RI
With apple trees dating back to 1931, the Bardens grow Macintosh, Gala, Cortland, Liberty, Jonagold, Macoun and other apple varieties on their family farm near Route 116 in North Scituate.
They also produce and sell their own apple cider from mid-September through March. Make sure you stock up for the winter ahead.
Tougas Family Farm is a great place to take the family for a day of Apple picking.
A 10 pound Peck Bag, admits 4 people into the orchard $26
While a 20 pound 1/2 Bushel Bag, admits 6 people into the orchard $36
The farm is open from Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Pay a visit Bolton Orchards and their gift shop for home grown in-season fruits and vegetables, fresh cut flowers (available year round), fruit baskets, gourmet deli & specialty foods, fresh pressed cider, the "best apple deal" in town, homemade fudge, and a little bit more of the "good things in life" all under one roof.
Sweet Berry Farm offers dozens of varieties of apples: Macintosh, Golden Supreme, Gala, Macoun, Cortland, Honeycrisp, Jonagold, Empire, Liberty, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Mutsu Crispin, Cameo, Autumn Gala, Ida Red, Fuji, Braeburn and Granny Smith.
The farm is open every day from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Carlson Orchards, Inc. is a 140-acre fruit orchard/agri-business located one hour West of Boston in Harvard. The orchard has been run by the Carlson family since 1936.
A variety of pick your own fruits available July-November including apples, blueberries, raspberries, peaches, nectarines, and pumpkins.
Davis Farmland is the ultimate Children’s Discovery Farm featuring interactive play and learning for children ages 1-8. Davis Farmland is home to the largest sanctuary of Heritage farm animals in North America.
The Apple Orchard features MacIntosh & Cortland apples and the Pumpkin Patch has a variety of sizes to accommodate children and adults.
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