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Lyman Orchards
Press Release

It's the most berry-ful time of the year: Pick Your Own Blueberry season arrives at Lyman Orchards

Who: Pick Your Own blueberry season has arrived at Lyman Orchards.

What: The blueberry is a superfood that’s super delicious. Enjoy a beautiful day on the farm picking your own blueberries, and make sure you stop by the Apple Barrel farm market for Connecticut-grown produce, fruit from the orchards, freshly baked goods, and breakfast or lunch. If that’s not enough Raspberries are ripe for the picking!

When: Wednesday, July 5, 2017, then open daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., weather permitting.

Where: Lyman Orchards, 32 Reeds Gap Rd, Middlefield, Conn.

Why: Blueberries are everyone’s favorite, sweet little gem, and they also pack a potent punch: they’re high in antioxidants, fiber, and vitamin C but they’re low in calories -- fewer than 100 in a cup! Enjoy a day a wonderful day in the country with great family fun for all ages. Enjoy picking throughout the summer including raspberries, peaches, jostaberries and more! There’s fun activities for kids (of all ages), from our pick-your-own patches to freshly baked treats from the Apple Barrel.

Interviews:
  • John Lyman III
    • Available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST
  • Blueberry pickers of all ages
    • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST
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About Lyman Orchards:
Set on 1,100 acres in the heart of the state, Lyman Orchards (est. 1741) is a year-round destination for the whole family in Middlefield, Connecticut. Shop at the Apple Barrel market, filled with fresh farm produce and Lyman Orchard’s award-winning "Hi Top" Apple Pie; celebrate special events and weddings at the Lyman Homestead; enjoy seasonal Pick Your Own fruits and tours of the orchard; golf on two world-class public 18-hole courses designed by Gary Player and Robert Trent Jones, and improve your skills at the Lyman Orchards Golf Center and Apple Nine Course. For more information, call Lyman Orchards at 860-349-1793, or visit online at www.lymanorchards.com

Media Contacts

Pam Soisson
Rebel Interactive Group
860-387-4145
[email protected]

Tim Burt
Lyman Orchards
860-349-6010
860-707-2083 (mobile)