Find locally raised meat, milk and eggs near you!

Looking for a farm or ranch for fresh meat, milk or eggs in Boston and surrounding counties in Massachusetts? Scroll down this page and you will see the aall of thoses in Boston and surrounding counties in Massachusetts, sorted by county. Some are organic ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

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Updates for May 2024

Higher costs of production due to higher fuel and fertilizer costs is driving some meat producers out of business.

Local meat, milk and eggs ranches and farms, by county

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Essex County

  • Crescent Farm - corn (sweet), pumpkins, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
    140 Willow Avenue, Haverhill, MA 01835. Phone: 978-374-4424. Fax: 897-374-4424. Email: Open: 12 pm to 8 pm on Monday to Thursday and from 12 pm to 9 pm on Friday to Sunday; haunted hayrides in October . Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in April, October. Payment: Cash, only. The farm is 40 minutes north of Boston and just 10 minutes from the New Hampshire boarders. Our farm is the largest working farm in the area. Crescent Farms consists of over 400 acres of pumpkin patches, gourds, hay fields, corn fields, and produce. Crescent Farm Facebook page. Crescent Farm is now being operated by the third and fourth generations of the Davidowicz Family. Crescent Farms is a family farm now offering wide range of farm raised beef. Our USDA beef is vacuum sealed, humanely-raised & high-quality. Variety of cuts offered. All meat sold per pound. Delivery is available in local areas Call Cody 978-914-3159. The farm has many things to offer to the public: In the spring planting tours , summer we offer agricultural tours on baling hay, and in the fall pumpkin picking tours. All tours include hay ride. Crescent Farms has an Ice Cream Stand which serves Richardson Ice Cream. Farm Animals are always able to be viewed at the farm stand. These Animals include cows, goats, sheep, ducks, and rabbits.
  • Green Meadows Farm - Now a pot dispensary
    Asbury Street, South Hamilton, MA 01982. Click here for our Facebook page. A pot dispensary now. It says "At Green Meadows we're passionate about cannabis".  Ya just can't make this stuff up.  (UPDATED: January 16, 2023)
  • Marini Farm - Chicken (free range), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, farm market, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, birthday parties
    259 Linebrook Road, Ipswich, MA 01938. Phone: 978-356-0430. Alternate Phone: 978-356-3899. Fax: 978-356-3055. Email: Open: May through November 7th 8am to 6pm 7 days a week. Directions: South Merge onto I-95 N toward N.H. / MAINE Merge onto US-1 N / Newburyport turnpike via Exit 50 toward Topsfield Turn Right onto Linebrook road 259 LINEBROOK RD is on the left. South Merge onto I-95 S toward Seabrook/Boston (Portions toll) (Crossing into MASSACHUSETTS) Merge onto MA-133 E via EXIT 54 toward Rowley Turn right onto US-1/Newburyport Turnpike. Turn Left onto Linebrook RD Marini Farm is on the left. Click here for a map and directions. Corn maze is open September 11th through November 7th Haunted campfire Stories October 16th Christmas on the Hill opens November 20th. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page.
  • Richardson's Ice cream; farm dairy
    156 South Main Street (Rte 114), Middleton, MA 01949. Phone: 978-774-5450. Fax: 978-777-6863. Email: Open: Summer: 9 am to 11 pm daily; Fall, Winter and Spring: Sunday - Thursday: 9 am to 9:30 pm, Friday and Saturday: 9 am to 10 pm. Directions: click here for Directions and Hours of Operation. Visit Richardson's Ice Cream in Middleton and Reading Massachusetts and you'll find that our award-winning, 16% butterfat ice cream is just the beginning. Start by touring our Middleton farm where it all began in 1695. Pet a cow. Sit by a waterfall or at a picnic table under a tree. See fresh milk being bottled. Enjoy 36 holes of miniature golf. Hit homeruns in our batting cages and golf balls on our driving range. At our Reading dairy bar - located inside Jordan's Furniture - you can enjoy the perfect ice cream and take in an IMAX movie or wonder at the amazing Liquid Fireworks display, fly from the trapeze, and shop at Jordan Furniture's newest, state-of-the-art facility. Richardson's Ice Cream is a fun-filled and friendly experience for everyone.

Middlesex County

  • Honors Farm Stand - Uses natural growing practices, Lamb, USDA Natural, 100% grass and/or grain fed, Eggs (free range, vegetarian fed), Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, School tours, children welcome, Pets welcome, handicap accessible, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs
    52 Gore Street, Waltham, MA 02453. Phone: (781) 894-2798. Fax: (781) 894-5745. Email: Open: Wednesday to Saturday from 7am to 7pm. Directions: The Farm Stand is located next to the Farmer's Cottage at Gore Place. Enter from Grove Street (Waltham Street in Watertown). To spot the entrance, just look for the "OPEN" banner. Park on the grass to your left as you enter. Please, don't block the Farmer's Cottage drive way. After selecting and weighing your items, place the money in the "pay here" box. There is no change available. For frozen items, ring bell for service. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page.
  • Meadow Mist Farm - Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs
    142 Marrett Rd, Lexington, MA 02421. Phone: 781-354-5037. Email: Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From 95/(128) : If you are coming from route 95 (128), the exit for route 2A is one exit north of the route 2 exit. Go east on route 2A (Marrett Road) until you reach a traffic light at the Waltham Street intersection. There are two gas stations at this intersection. Continue straight through this intersection and stay on 2A east. Bacon Street is your second right after this intersection. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries June Blueberries July Raspberries August-October Concord Grapes, Some Pumpkins, Corn Stocks September- October. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. We use only organically certified animal feeds, and avoid the use of any type of insecticide, herbicide or fungicide on our gardens and pastures. We are Pesticide, Herbicide, Fungicide GMO, Antibiotic, Hormone Free Alternative Log to burn in the fireplace: We are offering an alternative to the LOG to add to your fire in the fireplace. They are light weight, easy to carry, and to load into the fireplace and they burn really well. Inexpensive too. Come by and stock up for those warm and cozy nights in front of the fireplace with which to enjoy your favorite book and beverage. Ask us about them! Blueberry Bushes, Certified Organic Potting Soil, Compost, Growing Mix Imported Italian Olive Oil. Gift Baskets and Gift Certificates available.
  • Nissiquassick Hill Farmstead - free range eggs, Organic fed and pasture raised Boer Goats, Lamb and chickens.
    249 Wallace Hill Rd, Townsend, MA 01469. Phone: (978) 660-2813. Free-Ranging Layer Hens, nourished on a natural diet of bugs, clover and grass, which studies have shown result in farm fresh eggs higher in vitamins, minerals and lower in cholesterol, which we supplement with Green Mountain organic pelletized grain. No hormones - all natural. Sheep & Goats
    Our livestock graze on our pasture and forage from our surrounding woodlands. We supplement this diet with lots of fresh water, organic hay and grain, and love in the "higher-welfare" method. Broiler Chickens, Twice-per-year we raise broiler chickens in a cage-free environment with access to the outdoors, where, as with our layer hens, hey nibble on green grass, clover and bugs, while feeding them an organic broiler grower crumble. Please call to set up an appointment.
  • Shaw Farm - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, bakery, farm raised meats, delivery, Ice Cream Stand
    204 New Boston Road, Dracut, MA 01826. Phone: 978-957-0031. Email: Open: year round, April 1st - October 1st: 7am - 9pm, October 1st - April 1st: 7am - 8pm. All of our farm store products delivered to your door!
    Shaw Farm facebook page. Shaw Farm raised beef! All natural… no antibiotics… no artificial growth hormones, Ground beef, Ground beef patties, Steak tips, Ribeye steak, Tbone steaks, Stew beef, Delicious local raised pork, Pork chops, Sweet sausage, Hot sausage, Breakfast sausage , MeatsDom's meats, Original tips, Steakhouse steaktips, Turkey tips, Lemon pepper chicken, Honey mustard chicken, Muffins, pies, breads, cookies and a variety of fresh baked treats fill the shelves (and their aroma fills the air) of our farmstore. We take pride in baking our own items here, and also in offering you a variety of other locally made bakery products.
  • Smolak Farms - Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Wedding Rehearsal Dinner, Banquets / Dinners, Birthday parties, Business meetings, Business outings, Corporate events, PR or Marketing events, Conferences, Classes, lectures or Speakers, School and educational groups, Daycare and preschool groups, Other Private Parties, Lighting, Heating, Catering available, Tables and chairs are Provided , Linens and table silverware are provided, Servers Must Be Licensed for alcohol, Hotel nearby, Motel nearby, Apple Orchard, Cherry Orchard, Peach/Nectarine, Apricot, etc. Orchard, Vegetables, or bush fruit, Corn maze, Pumpkin patch, sheep, goats, chickens, pigs, llamas/alpacas, other animals, Lake views, Beautiful rural setting, Fishing nearby, boating nearby, skiing nearby, snowmobiling nearby, horse riding, golf nearby, tennis nearby, fitness/health club nearby, CD Player, Computer, Copy Machine, Fax, Internet (Ethernet), Internet (Wireless), Microphone, Phone available, Podium, Sound System, Free Onsite Lot parking lot, Valet parking can be arranged, Within an easy drive to an Interstate road, Bride and groom dressing areas available, children welcome, Pets welcome, Smoking allowed in designated areas, Vegetarian meals available, handicap accessible, meeting room available, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), inflatables/bounce house, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    315 S Bradford St, North Andover, MA 01845. Phone: (978) 682-6332. Email: events@smolakfarms;com. Open: Please contact our Event Director at events@smolakfarms;com. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: August 22, 2017)

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