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Flax Pond Farms

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60 Pond St, Carver, MA 02330-1204
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Reviewed 20 October 2015 via mobile

This family owned farm allowed the opportunity to have fun learning something new! Our guide stood with us by the bog to explain the harvest then took us indoors to explain their main piece of machinery and give samples (dried cranberries, cranberry tea, etc). Parking...More

1  Thank wiskyjax
Reviewed 9 October 2015

The cranberry bog tour was self-guided after a very informative explanation of the history and operation of a cranberry bog. We learned the difference between dry and wet harvesting and how each type of harvest is used. They also give a good presentation on the...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2015

Only 3% of cranberries are dry harvested, and this is one of the places. Very friendly gift shop and lots of information is given by the family members who work there.

Thank Gloria M
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We looked for a cranberry farm that gave a tour and found the Flax Pond Farm. A couple of generations of the family spent a good hour explaining things to us. It was very interesting and we learned a lot about cranberries and their harvesting....More

1  Thank kennyporter
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

Flax Pond Farm is a DRY harvest cranberry bog - only 3% are. They have a very interesting tour but they do not harvest by flooding the bog.

Reviewed 29 July 2015

Went to this cranberry farm with a bus tour and upon arrival was immediately greeted by owner Jack Angley and wife Dorothy. He gave us a very detailed account of his 34 acre bog, harvesting, and processing. This particular bog is a dry harvested and...More

Thank Linda44149
Reviewed 8 January 2015

I guess I expected a little more from the tour. When we arrived we were instructed to walk out to the bogs and view the harvesting. The Flax Pond was dry harvesting and the next farm over was water harvesting which was accessible to view...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2014

This was one of those places we stumbled on by complete accident. A family run Cranberry bog - coming from the UK we had no idea what to expect. A couple of generations of the family spent a good hour explaining things to us -...More

Thank w0tcha
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Hi, I went with a friend using a discounted voucher. I really didn't know what to expect. The tour lasted about 2 hours. Our tour guide began with a history of cranberry growing and showed us some photos. Then we headed out to the bogs...More

1  Thank DogPlus2
Reviewed 18 October 2012

We were warmly greeted by the owners of Flax Pond Farms. They shared lots of information about the industry. We watched a demonstration of some very old equipment that is used for the separation of the berries. They give information freely. Unfortunately for us, they...More

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11 August 2016|
Response from Ron H | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about September. We went in October. The farm shop, which has demos, is open every day as I recall. The tours are both self directed and with a "guide" and were all walking tours. This bog does "dry" harvest... More