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Horses trot merrily at Silverbrook Farm, towing carts and bushels of fresh, crisp vegetables behind them. Here, agriculturalists eschew tractors and machinery whenever possible, forcing the steeds to whinny their best impressions of diesel engines instead. While refraining from fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides on their crops, the farmers also use all-natural processes when tending to their livestock, resulting in a bounty of free-range eggs and beef from cows fed with grass rather than the typical Funyuns. Along with fresh food, philanthropy also thrives at the farm. After baking up pillowy loaves onsite, The Pereira Bread Co. sets aside a portion of its proceeds to donate to Citizen Schools of Massachusetts, and Silverbrook hosts regular events such as the Great Pumpkin Festival in October, appearances from Santa in December, and family movie nights under the stars' outdated, black-and-white constellations.
92 North Street
Mattapoisett,
MA
US
Pretty Paws Factory lets kids be the architects of their own plush toys. Pretty Paws supplies all the raw materials, and then pint-sized guests turn these parts into bunny rabbit princesses, teddy bears wearing polo shirts, and puppies dressed as ballerinas. In addition to fun outfits, kids receive adoption certificates and optional animal accouterments such as ear piercings and sound boxes that enable toys to talk without invoking any ancient warlock curses. Kids can also exercisee their science savvy by becoming chemists and creating unique custom perfumes. Adults can also get in on the fun and take a BYOB canvas painting class, where they enjoy a night of artistic expression and then take home their very own wine glass.
52 Main Street
Fairhaven,
MA
US
Paige and Blaze are two of the luckiest dogs out there. Instead of whipping up batches of cupcakes or cronuts, their owners, sisters Anne and Mary, have dedicated their gourmet baking experience to crafting fresh, wholesome, and inventive dog treats. And their lucky pooches have the glamorous job of taste-testing new batches. Anne and Mary whip up fresh and tasty treats for pups daily, baking batches of chicken pot pies, 7-cheese pizzas, and peanut butter pops. They also bake up sweets covered in peanut butter or carob such as cat-shaped cookies. To help pooches celebrate milestones, the duo also designs birthday cakes shaped like bones or famous mailmen.
54 Main Street
Fairhaven,
MA
US

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