Confreda Greenhouses & Farms Celebrates 95 Years in Operation on LIVE’s The Taste
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Confreda Greenhouses and Farms joins Rick Simone on GoLocal LIVE's The Taste.
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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Jaswell's Farm is the oldest operating apple orchard in Smithfield, Rhode Island.
The farm is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on a daily basis and is a great place for a family day of apple picking.
North Brookfield, MA
Brookfield Orchards is celebrating their 100th year of business in 2018.
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.
Burtt's Apple Orchard in Vermont is open until October 31st, allowing you to pick the best apples that you can find.
Apples ar Burtt's are $1.10 per pound and they are open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day.
Bishop's Orchards sells the best apple cider on the market. The bakery also has delicious caramel apples, cider, pies, and donuts.
The farm first started in 1871 and even boasts a winery, a corn maze, and 320 acres of fruits and vegetables.
Bailey’s Orchard has been owned and operated but the same family for more than 60 years and they raise over 50 apple varieties.
Feel free to pick your own, or just head to the barn and buy them.
The orchard is open from 9 a.m. to 6 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.
Lyman Orchards, which has overlooked the Connecticut River for more than a century, grows almost 100 varieties of fruits from June through October.
The Farm Kitchen Bakery sells fresh pies, apple cider donuts, muffins, cookies, breads, and pastries.
A familiar name around Cranston, look for the original Pippin Orchard, founded in 1964, just north of Scituate Avenue.
They also sell pies, turnovers and candy apples.
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.
In the late 1800's, the Dame Family made their living predominantly through dairy cows and apple orchards.
This farm offers apples, blueberries, strawberries, and peaches.
Make sure to check out the horse-drawn wagon and sleigh rides.
Apple Hill Farm offers Macintosh apples ready for your picking plus so much more.
Farm hours are daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
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.
Lanni Orchards, Inc. was started 50 years ago by Pasquale Lanni and his sons. Today the farm is being operated by the third and fourth generations.
The farm includes apples, peaches, pears, corn, squash, strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries.
Alyson’s Orchard offers some of the best apple picking experiences in New Hampshire.
McDougal Orchards consists of Apples, Raspberries and so much more.
The Orchard is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Shelburne Orchards is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for apple picking.
When you're done picking, be sure to visit the store, maybe even pick up some apple cider.
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