Cranberry Bogs in Massachusetts


Cranberries are everywhere as soon as fall rolls around. Whether they are in decorations, your meals or even desserts they are usually being enjoyed one way or another. Want to see how cranberries are harvested in Massachusetts? Take a look at the list below of local cranberry bogs in Massachusetts where you can take a tour, enjoy treats and more.

 

Cranberry Bogs in Acushnet

Stonebridge Farm

186 Leonard Street

508-951-1551

508-951-1902

www.stonebridgefarmevents.com

This small, family owned farm allows you to pick your own cranberries. They supply the buckets and you will be able to pick your own fruit. They offer a new “Picture Yourself at a Cranberry Harvest” package. This package includes a brief history of the farm and the harvesting of cranberries, a guided tour, and the opportunity to see the harvesting equipment and even put on a pair of waders and walk out into the bog! It is a great place for the whole family.

 

Cranberry Bogs in Berkley

Chamberlain Farm

12 Friend Street

508-880-2817

www.chamberlainfarm.com

Take a tour of the cranberry bog and the farm or try one of their delicious cranberry products. They offer tours no matter the size! Whether it is a field trip, small groups or even groups with as many as 200 people, they will be able to plan the perfect tour for you.

 

Cranberry Bogs in Carver

Flax Pond Farms

58 Pond Street

www.flaxpondfarms.com

Flax Pond Farms has 34 acres of cranberry bogs in their 100-acre family farm. They give tours of the farm as well as the bog. They even offer specialty cranberry products such as cranberry candles, mini cranberry boxes, holiday decorations and more!

 

Cranberry Bogs in Dennis

Annie’s Crannies

36 Scarsdale Road

www.anniescrannies.com

Take a historical tour during the weekend, then try one of their delicious cranberry items. Take a tour of the cranberry museum to see the antique harvesting equipment.

 

Cranberry Bogs in Foxborough

The Nature Trail & Cranberry Bog at Patriot Place

Patriot Place

508-203-2100

www.patriot-place.com/thebog.aspx#.VhZ3SmRViko

There is a 32-acre cranberry bog that you can learn about the life cycle of a cranberry and even educational facts about the bog. It is open dawn to dusk, seven days a week during the season.  

 

Cranberry Bogs in Cape Cod, Orleans

Cape Cod Cranberry Bog Tours

66 Route 6A

508-237-5478

www.capecodcranberrybogtours.com/index.html

Cape Cod Cranberry Bog Tours has been growing cranberries for 28 years! They give cranberry tours daily at 4 p.m. during the season. During the tour you will learn about cranberries, how they are grown and how important they are to Cape Cod.

 

Cranberry Bogs in Plympton

Mayflower Cranberries

72 Brook Street

781-585-1990

www.mayflowercranberries.com

Take a tour of the bog or take part in their  “Be The Grower” experience where you have the opportunity to join the growers in the bog and help out.  Harvest tours are available by appointment only so be sure to call ahead of time.

 

Cranberry Bogs in Wareham

AD Makepeace Company

158 Tihonet Road

www.admakepeace.com

A.D Makepeace Company has been growing cranberries since the 1800s! They are currently harvesting nearly 2000 acres of cranberries. They offer educational tours for schools, groups and community groups. They also sell different cranberry gifts, bakery products and more!

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12 Oct 2015


By Boston Parents Paper
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