Lyman Orchards

Apple Barrel

The Destination for Food, Families, and Fun!

We're here, we're open and we're a great alternative to the large supermarkets. As a local farm store, Lyman Orchards' realizes the importance of supplying fresh local food to families in Connecticut. We are open 9 to 6 every day so please stop in or you can call in your take-out order for any of our menu items including prepared meals from the deli, bakery items, fresh produce and more. 

Our unique market has become known throughout Connecticut and beyond as a favorite destination for family fun and great food! The enticing aroma of fresh baked products fills our market all day long. Every day, all day long, fresh pies, apple cider donuts, muffins, cookies, breads, pastries, and many other desserts are made in our Farm Kitchen Bakery.

Call us at 860-349-6000
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Have You Tried Our Award Winning Pies?

According to Connecticut Magazine, our Apple Pie is the "pie you think of, when you think of apple pie!"

Our pies are handcrafted, the old fashioned way, one at a time, from generations-old family recipes made right here at the Apple Barrel. Our pie fillings are made fresh and taste just like homemade!

In addition to our Hi-Top Apple Pie, we offer more than twenty other delicious pie varieties, including seasonal and year-round favorites. When it comes to pies for holidays, special occasions, or an every day indulgence, we've got you covered!

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Eco-Certified Fruits & CT Grown Vegetables

We grow Eco Apples, Peaches, and Pears by combining old fashioned agricultural methods with leading edge technologies, and our progressive growing techniques help make us leaders in ecological orchard care.

We minimize the use of sprays and other environmentally disruptive practices by encouraging and relying on natural occurring controls such as ladybugs and other predators.

In addition to our Eco-Certified homegrown fruits and signature bakery products, we feature fresh Connecticut grown vegetables in season, fresh-pressed apple cider, and specialty foods from Connecticut and New England.

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Fruit & Gift Baskets

For years, our customers have enjoyed the special gift of a Lyman Orchard Gift Fruit Basket or Apple shipment.

Apple shipments may feature more than twenty varieties of our famous award-winning apples and are available September through April.

Our Fruit and Gift Baskets are made ready-to-go, or customized to your specifications. All of our gift baskets feature the freshest and finest of fruits, gourmet specialties, cheeses, and treats from our bakery. We welcome corporate orders! Fruit baskets are now available for shipping!

For more information or to order, call 860-349-6000.

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Meet Our Chef

At nine years old, Ben Gaffney asked if he could work alongside his father, a chef, at Congress Rotisserie in New Haven. The elder Gaffney put the boy to work washing dishes for two years, in the hope that it would discourage his interest in the restaurant business.

But a calling is a calling. Ben Gaffney has spent his life since then pursuing the wonders of food, bringing Middlefield along for the ride as chef at Lyman Orchards since 2017.
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The Apple Barrel

OPEN SEASONALLY
Monday-Thursday: 9:00AM-6:00PM
Friday-Sunday: 9:00AM-7:00PM

32 Reeds Gap Rd
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6000

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lyman golf

OPEN YEAR ROUND
Monday-Friday: 7:00AM-5:00PM
Saturday-Sunday: 7:00AM-5:00PM

700 Main Street
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6480

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Pick your own

OPEN SEASONALLY
Opens for the Season in June!

105 South Street
Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6015

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