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Cranberry Picking in Carver, MA

Last fall, I learned about an interesting local Travelzoo deal – an opportunity to go cranberry picking and tour cranberry bogs in Carver, Massachusetts. I was really looking forward to it but thought we’d be one of only a few people on the tour. When we showed up at the first tour stop, I was […] Read more…

Old Stone Orchard, Little Compton, RI

It’s become a fall tradition to go apple picking at Old Stone Orchard in Little Compton, RI. I love the pastoral setting, the apple selection (they have my favorite Honeycrisps) and that it is right down the street from a favorite local breakfast spot, The Barn.  It is also the first farm I’d visited where […] Read more…

Cape Cod Lavender Farm, Harwich, MA

The Cape Cod Lavender Farm is a small piece of French countryside tucked down a scenic and winding gravel lane in Harwich, MA.  The farm is set on 20 acres, but is surrounded by an additional 60 acres of conservation land, making the farm feel extra peaceful and secluded.  The farm’s owners Cynthia and Matthew […] Read more…

Full Moon on the Farm, Bristol, RI

This week, the Bristol Conservation Land Trust hosted a moon walk as part of a wonderful series of events called Land Trust Days.  Created by the RI Land Trust Council, the goal of these Land Trust Days is to encourage people to get outside and enjoy all of the great preserved landscapes we have in […] Read more…

Southside Community Land Trust Rare and Unusual Plant Sale

The Southside Community Land Trust’s mission is to “provide access to land, education and other resources so people in Greater Providence can grow food in environmentally sustainable ways and create community food systems where locally-produced, affordable, and healthy food is available to all.” SCLT fulfills this mission by managing community gardens, educating local residents about sustainable food […] Read more…

Prescott Farm, Middletown, RI

Tucked off to the side of busy Rte. 114, Prescott Farm is a small, historical property that includes a wind grist mill built in 1812, a kitchen garden, and several houses. We visited on an early winter day, surprised to find some things still growing green in the garden.  Currently owned and managed by the […] Read more…

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