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“Fresh, local produce”
Review of Volante Farms

Volante Farms
Ranked #4 of 69 Restaurants in Needham
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: American, Delicatessen
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Have been going to Volante's for years. Their produce is always fresh and from area farms during the season. The new deli section has excellent cold cuts, cheeses, sandwiches and salads. I just wish they had an organic section.

Thank jacqueline F
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

I have shopped at Volante Farm when the farm stand was no more than a shed. The new building is spacious and bright, and features many local and Mass-grown produce (e.g peaches and apples from Hadley). Look for "home-grown" beans (many varieties), English peas, kale, and heirloom tomatoes. There is now also beer and wine (good range of prices) for sale. Beware: some of the beer are displayed right on the window sill. The sunlight and heat in the summer cannot be good for the beer. Buy from the racks away from the window or the cooler. On Thursday afternoons, there is a fish lady selling seafood fresh from the New Bedford docks. Fish sells for about $10 a pound (cod, flounder) and you can also special order shell fish. It's a good alternative to joining Cape Ann Fresh Catch (fish shares) which still make delivery to Volante on (Mondays?). The ice cream area has tables and room for little ones to roam around. Subscribe to their e-newsletter to get notices to the many events, tastings, and cooking competitions on weekends. This is a family farm that gets it, and make farm-shopping trips a joy!

Thank Douglas L
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Reviewed October 9, 2013

What a great place to shop! Volante has a lot of local goods, much of it grown at Volante, and much of it from surrounding farms. There is also an excellent selection of breads, meats, and higher-end goodies that are often hard to procure outside of ordering online. On top of that all, they also have an excellent selection of local beers/wines that always has something interesting! Definitely recommend this store. Maybe not for your daily goods, but when looking for some special ingredients for a nice dinner, it's perfect!

Thank Yuriy G
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Has the best homegrown produce in the area. They have expanded to sell wine, beer, and full deli/restaurant. Fabulous place in Needham.

Thank pappyvanwinkle200
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

The newly-remodeled farm stand is awesome. What a drastic improvement. We love the new ice cream stand and went almost weekly during the summer. A great family-run business. The grilled cheese sandwich with homemade bacon and fresh-picked apples is one of the best sandwiches I've ever eaten.

Thank Craig M
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