FARMSTAND

We are a real, working farm just minutes from downtown Boston. On our thirty acres between three Needham fields we grow a wide variety of fruits and vegetables for sale in our Farmstand, which serves as the home to our vast array of  local produce and grocery, as well as seasonally changing highlights. It also houses our kitchen, bakery, deli, craft beer & wine, and seasonal ice cream stand, as well as our administrative offices.

  • Farmstand

  • Produce

    Our focus on locally grown produce and seasonal specialties set us apart from the everyday. In season, we offer a bounty of fruits and vegetables Homegrown right here in our Needham fields, along with fresh produce from dozens of our local farming partners. Throughout the year, our relationships with other markets allow us to carry a wide array of seasonal favorites, all at unmatched quality. We take great pride in our unrelenting standards and variety.

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  • Grocery

    Our grocery department boasts a wide selection of locally-made products that will accompany all your meals flawlessly. We pride ourselves on sourcing items of high quality that are made sustainably in small kitchens across Massachusetts and the rest of New England. We constantly search to find new products to add to our array and always take customer requests!

  • Craft Beer & Wine

    Our beer department consists of only locally brewed beers and ciders from Massachusetts and surrounding New England States. We carry many hard to find, limited production local beers on our constantly changing list as new brews and breweries emerge on the scene. Our fine wine department offers a global assortment of favorite wine varietals, including many Massachusetts grown and produced wines, as well as superb wines from lesser known vineyards offering unbeatable quality at great prices. Our selection includes Kosher, Organic and "no sulfite added" wines. 

     

  • Kitchen

  • Chef Todd Heberlein's Farm Kitchen cooks up some of the best and most authentic farm to table food in New England. Their vast selection of food is made with homegrown and local ingredients, always from scratch. The seasonal menu rotates as new ingredients become available and as a result the quality is second to none. See our year round menu (coming soon). For all special orders and questions contact us anytime thorugh our Contact Form or call us and we will be happy to help. 

  • Bakery

    More than just the best cider donuts around, the bakery at Volante Farms proudly showcases handmade cakes, pastries, tarts, and cookies from our talented pastry crew, alongside delicious coffee from Red Barn Coffee Roasters.

  • Butcher Shop

    The Butcher Shop at Volante Farms is a two man team providing the absolute highest quality protein for your dinner table. Home to John Dewar Quality Meats since 2014, they've got you covered be it traditional cuts, prepared roasts, or locally raised grass-fed meat. Looking for something out of the ordinary? Give Dan and Shawn a call, there's nothing they can't source for your next dinner party or holiday meal.

     

  • Catering

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  • Cheese Shop

    Providing the largest selection of local cheeses in the greater Boston Area, the Cheese Shop at Volante Farms is a one stop shop for all of your cheeseboard needs. An astounding selection of hard and soft, raw and pasteurized cheeses, local charcuterie, and all the accoutrements, we've got your appetizer course covered whether you want to put it together yourself or have us put it together for you.

  • Deli

    The Volante Farms Deli serves up freshly made sandwiches piled high with Boar's Head meats and homemade toppings and delicious salads incorporating local and homegrown seasonal vegetables. Hot sandwich and soup specials are updated daily on our menu here. Breakfast is available until 11 am.

  • Ice Cream Stand

    The Ice Cream Shop is open and scooping from Tax Day to Labor Day. Featuring over 30 flavors of Crescent Ridge Ice Cream and everything from Frappes to Banana Splits, the Ice Cream Shop is everyone's favorite spot in the summer. Hours vary: generally 11 am - 7 pm,  with extended summer hours until 9 pm. 

  • Garden Center

  • Greenhouse

    In the spring, our home grown annuals, hanging baskets, and vegetable flats offer unsurpassed options for the home gardener.  Locally grown perennials and shrubbery, large and colorful annuals arrive weekly throughout the summer.  In the fall, we carry mums, cornstalks, pumpkins and more fall decorations. During the Christmas season, poinsettias, evergreen garlands, bunched branches plus a magical trim a tree shop round out the year!

  • Christmas

    During the Christmas season, we have hundreds of trees to choose from and a full service crew to help you get it  freshly cut and tied on your car. Our greenhouse is full of locally grown poinsettias, cyclamen, narcissus and Christmas cactus.  To deck your halls, we have wreaths, evergreen garlands,and many other seasonal arrangements.  Our magical trim a tree shop is filled with lights, ornaments, and holiday cheer. 

  • Office

  • The administrative offices are also located in the farmstand, including accounting and human resources.  For billing questions please dial ext. 118. For HR, contact ext. 124. All inquiries can also be directed appropriately via our online Contact Form.