Best of Boston

Best Farm Stand, West

2001 Best Farm Stand, North

TenderCrop Farm

It's one of the few established businesses in rural Newbury, but you'll find it easily; just look for all the cars parked near the 17th-century [...] read more»
2001 Best Farm Stand, South

The Farmer’s Market on Cohasset Common

Held only once a week (every Thursday afternoon), this farmstand is worth the wait. Some of the South Shore's freshest produce is found here from [...] read more»
2001 Best Farm Stand, West

Verrill Farm

There are as many farm stands west of the city as there are historic battle sites. But, sadly, most are just glorified supermarkets. For a [...] read more»
2000 Best Farm Stand

Volante Farm

It's no Star Market, which is precisely what makes buying produce from Volante Farm so much fun. All the green stuff (lettuce, cukes, beans) is [...] read more»
1999 Best Farm Stand

Wilson’s Farms

If it's good enough for Julia Child, it's good enough for us. Sure, it's bigger than your average farmstand, and the weekend traffic on quiet [...] read more»
1998 Best Farm Stand

Verrill Farm

For the absolute best in seasonal vegetables—think asparagus in May, strawberries in June, and carrots and potatoes through February—Verrill Farm can't be beat. Just ask [...] read more»
1996 Best Farm Stand, Metro West

Verrill Farm

The best source for asparagus. You-pick options include strawberries, raspberries, tomatoes, and pumpkins. The baked goods alone are worth driving for, especially the strawberry-rhubarb crisp. read more»
1996 Best Farm Stand, North Shore

Goodale Orchards

The antique stone barn displays all kinds of produce, but apples are the specialty here—more than a dozen varieties. They appear whole, in tasty pies, [...] read more»
1996 Best Farm Stand

Lookout Farm

It's a farm stand, gelateria, you-pick-farm, and zoo, all rolled into one. The homemade fruit gelati—dairy and fat-free—is superb, and kids will love the emus, [...] read more»