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Lyman Orchards
Press Release

There's still time to pick delicious mid-season apple varieties at Lyman Orchards

Who: Mid-season apple varieties such as Macoun, Cortland, Mcintosh, Gala and Empire are ripe for the picking at Lyman Orchards. From sweet and juicy to tart and tangy, mid-season apples are the perfect fruit for snacking, packing and baking.

What: A good source of fiber, apples are high in Vitamin C and potassium, low in sodium, and are almost fat-free. Folks can enjoy a beautiful day on the farm picking apples and pumpkins, then can stop by the Apple Barrel farm market for Connecticut-grown produce, fruit from the orchards, freshly baked goods, and breakfast or lunch.

When: Mid-Season varieties are available for Pick Your Own right now, including: Macoun, Cortland, McIntosh, Empire and Jonagold.

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

Why: Enjoy a beautiful fall day on the farm. After apple-picking, visitors can get lost in our annual corn maze. This year’s theme is Charles Lindbergh’s famous Spirit of St. Louis, the single-engine plane he piloted solo in 1927 on the first, nonstop transatlantic flight. One dollar from each admission will be donated to the American Cancer Society. Visitors can soar through this four-acre corn maze, which is actually taller than the iconic airplane itself.

Visuals:

  • People picking Apples and Pumpkins
  • Aerial or drone footage of Corn Maze and Orchards
  • Farm fresh produce and baked goods in the Apple Barrel

Interviews:

  • John Lyman III

    • Available 8am-5pm

  • Apple pickers of all ages

    • Available 8am-5pm

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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)