SMOLAK FARMS, 315 South Bradford St., North Andover, 978-682-6332.
This 300-year-old farm is a painted picture of lush fields and bountiful orchards. “It is as quintessential New England as you’ll find anywhere,’’ said owner Michael Smolak. Don’t miss the farm stand (with bakery) and the ice cream counter. Parking is free.
By: Luke O'Neil, Globe Correspondent