Best of Boston

Best Farm Stand

2017 Best Farm Stand, South

Holly Hill

Cohasset
Give a kid a carrot, and he'll probably turn up his nose. Teach him how to grow a carrot, and he'll have a lifetime of [...] read more»
2017 Best Farm Stand, North

Cider Hill

Amesbury
With a commitment to sustainability in the form of its own wind turbines, a long-running compost program, and a robust pick-your-own schedule for kids and [...] read more»
2012 Best Farm Stand, West

Wilson Farm

Lexington
Since the 19th century, the sprawling barn at Wilson Farm has proffered more than 100 varieties of the grower's own fruit, vegetables, herbs, and flowers; [...] read more»
2011 Best Farm Stand, North

Newburyport Farmers’ Market

Newburyport
Given its northerly location, Newburyport has an edge over other area markets: It's able to draw in vendors from southern New Hampshire. But it's the [...] read more»
2011 Best Farm Stand

Siena Farms

Sudbury
If only every produce section at every grocery store were like Siena Farms' bounty of chemical-free heirloom vegetables, fragrant herbs, and tender greens picked just [...] read more»
2011 Best Farm Stand, West

Verrill Farm

Concord
Okay, so maybe this 200-acre farm's retail operation isn't exactly a stand (the owners unveiled a shiny new building in 2009 after a fire leveled [...] read more»
2011 Best Farm Stand, South

Hingham

Hingham
It's actually two markets in one: On Wednesdays you'll find goods by the town clock in Hingham Square, while on Saturdays the vendors set up [...] read more»
2002 Best Farm Stand, North

TenderCrop Farm

Newbury
Let the livestock milling about outside (including buffalo) serve as your first clue: Everything at TenderCrop is fresh off the field and so wholesome, it's [...] read more»
2002 Best Farm Stand, South

The Farmer’s Market on Cohasset Common

Cohasset
Every Thursday afternoon in the summer, locals from surrounding South Shore towns converge at this piece of green for one purpose: to buy super-fresh produce. [...] read more»
2002 Best Farm Stand, West

Verrill Farm

Concord
Open year round, Verrill's is the kind of farm stand where you can find every single ingredient you'd need for a last-minute gourmet party. Which [...] read more»
2001 Best Farm Stand, North

TenderCrop Farm

Newbury
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

Cohasset
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

Concord
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

Needham
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»