Boston Natural Areas Network 10 Central Ave, Milton, MA02186 Boston Natural Areas Network is a community organization that works to support and manage open space and urban areas.…More The group offers a range of programs and includes greenways and community gardens. It maintains hundreds of garden areas and well as over 500 acres of urban wilds. Some services and programs include youth programs, advocacy and educational programs. Members receive many benefits, including special discounts on fertilizers as well as advance notice about special events. Check the main website for details on the organization or for information on membership.
Blue Hills Trailside Museum 1904 Canton Ave, Milton, MA02186 The Blue Hills Trailside Museum is owned by the Department of Conservation and Recreation and managed by Mass…More Audubon, which is one of the largest conservation organizations in New England. As a natural history museum, it features exhibits on Blue Hills, non-releasable wildlife and programs about Birds of Prey, Changing Species and other topics.
Fruit Center 10 Bassett St, Milton, MA02186 This local market started in 1973 as an alternative grocery store in Weymouth. The Milton location offers natural and…More organic foods, a well-stocked salad bar, fishmonger and a hefty selection of wine. Patrons can enjoy live jazz at brunch every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Wakefield Estate 1465 Brush Hill Rd, Milton, MA02186 The Wakefield Estate is located on Brush Hill Road in Milton. The historic property is a host to a variety of…More community programs including youth science courses, hands-on landscaping workshops, volunteer gardening programs, summer internships, programs for teens and year-round history and nature lectures. The property is open to the public on a limited basis or by appointment. Please call to schedule a visit or for more information on hours.
At The Plate, you can find tasty, handcrafted comfort food made with fresh, natural and locally-sourced ingredients.…More Check out all the favorites from childhood with a little more of a grown-up feel, like egg sandwiches, grilled cheese sandwiches (and plenty of other sandwiches), mac and cheese and hot soups. There's also a selection of desserts. It's a great place to stop for breakfast or on your lunch break, as well as a great place to take the family for a meal on the weekends.
Guests are welcomed to come in for dinner on Thursday and Friday nights from 5pm to 7:30pm.
Blue Hills Trailside Museum 1904 Canton Ave, Milton, MA02186 The museum is the center and starting point for the Blue Hills Reservation, which stretches for 7,000 acres and 150…More miles of trails. Along with guided or unguided tours of the trails, visitors can spend time at the center itself, where there are indoor animal exhibits, items for sale and picnic areas. Weekend programs, incuding a live animal exhibition are free. The gift shop also offers food and drinks for sale, and is handicap accessible. Museum policy discourages smoking, pets and taking plant samples. Come year round, from morning to night, to walk the trails and observe nature.