Blue Heron Farm Massachusetts
Traveling to the end of a scenic gravel road in rural Massachusetts, visitors to Blue Heron Farm experience a diversity of agricultural enterprises. On this 130 acre organic farm, continuously farmed since at least 1797, the Coli Family maintains a large herd of Boer goats, harvests a delicious crop of highbush blueberries, breeds gentle Norwegian Fjord horses, and produces an abundant supply of pure maple syrup. Blue Heron FarmYear round, the public can enjoy a farm holiday in this serene setting while staying in one of four welcoming accommodations: a cozy log cabin surrounded by pastures, a private, three level cottage, a modern post and beam home with 2 car garage, and a fully renovated, one bedroom bungalow. All rentals are fully furnished and equipped, winterized and secluded.
During a stay at Blue Heron Farm, the outside world seems to disappear while guests hike our numerous trails,bottle feed a baby goat, pick blueberries, collect eggs for their own use from our small but productive flock of Rhode Island Red laying hens, participate in or observe other seasonal farm activities or just gaze at the Milky Way overhead. In the springtime, the farm is the site of two certified vernal ponds, where nature lovers can see eggs and adults of spotted salamanders, wood frogs and other native species, and summer is ideal for watching and listening to numerous species of migratory and native songbirds. Deer, wild turkeys, fox and other wildlife abound. In fall, the numerous sugar maples burst into colors and paint the farm in vivid reds, yellows and oranges