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Lyman Orchards to host Evidence of Evil Haunted Attraction
Middlefield, CT—Lyman Orchards, an independently-owned family destination for over 275 years, is pleased to host the Evidence of Evil Haunted...
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Lyman Orchards Golf Center Instructor Marissa Kulig Crow Named LPGA Teacher of the Year
Middlefield, CT—Lyman Orchards, an independently-owned family destination for over 275 years, is proud to announce that Marissa Kulig Crow—a coach...
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27th Annual Harvest Music Festival set for Lyman Orchards Two-day event to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Middlefield, CT—Lyman Orchards, an independently-owned family destination for over 275 years, is proud to be the venue for the 27th...
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2021’s Best Pick Your Own Farm in CT is Lyman Orchards
The results are in, and the readers of Connecticut Magazine have once again selected Lyman Orchards as the BEST PICK...
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And the BEST PIE award goes to…. Lyman Orchards!
For all that know and love Lyman Orchards, and for anyone that hasn’t had the opportunity to visit yet, you...
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CTVisit.com - 6 Things to Add to Your Fall Bucket List
Lyman Orchards - #2 "thing to add to your Fall bucket list” by CTVisit.com. Get lost in a corn maze...
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Apple Picking at a Pick Your own Apple Farm CT
How to Live “Appley” Ever After Pick your own apples CT (PYO apples CT) is a delicious and charming fall...
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Reader’s Digest - The Best Place to Go Apple Picking in Every State
Lyman Orchards - best PYO location in the State of Connecticut! Deep in the Connecticut River Valley, you’ll stumble upon Lyman...
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APPLE VARIETIES AT LYMAN ORCHARDS 2021
Pick Your Own Apples CT Lyman Orchards, a pick your own CT farm, is expecting a bumper crop of apples...
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Lyman Orchards to open Corn Maze on September 4
Lyman Orchards to open Corn Maze on September 4 The 2021 Corn Maze will feature a 1970s rock and roll...
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Lyman Orchards' Annual Sunflower Maze Celebrates 25 years of Arthur
Nevaeh from the Connecticut Children’s Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders; beneficiaries of the Sunflower Maze at Lyman Orchards Lyman...
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The Blueberry Season is Here!
There IS a cure for the summertime blues, and it’s BLUEBERRY PICKING at the pick your own blueberry farm at...
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Pick Your own Farm for Raspberries in CT
If you’re feeling sad about the strawberry picking season coming to an end, then Lyman Orchards has the cure for...
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Blueberry Honey-glazed Pork loin
Ingredients: Lyman Lyman blueberries ¼ cup honey ¼ cup cider vinegar ¼ cup minced garlic cloves ¼ cup minced red...
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Blueberry Cheesecake
Ingredients for filling: 1.5 lb. cream cheese 1 lb. granulated sugar 6 eggs 1 pint Lyman blueberries 2 tbsp. lemon...
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Berry Good Tips for Visiting the Pick Your Own Strawberry Farm
Days are getting longer, skies are warming, and summertime is so close we can almost taste the memory of a...
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Chilled Strawberry lemonade with fresh mint
Ingredients: 2 cups Lyman strawberries (stem removed) 3 Lemons juiced ¼ cup Fresh mint chopped and bruised 3/4 cup Raw...
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Strawberry Brie Grilled Cheese
Ingredients: 1 pint sliced Lyman strawberries 8 oz. sliced brie 6 sliced sourdough bread 3 oz. butter Directions: On a...
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Chilled Blueberry Cucumber soup
1 quart fresh blueberries 1 english cucumber diced 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice ¼ tsp of fresh chopped mint 3...
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Asian pear and Almond salad
2 asian pears diced 1 cucumber diced ½ cup toasted almond slivers 2 cups arugula 1 pint grape tomatoes Dressing...
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Frozen Jostaberry Cider pops
1 pint jostaberries 4 tbsp honey 3 tbsp lime juice 1 pint cider ½ cup granulated sugar Popcicle sticks In...
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Raspberry Cheddar En Croute
1 pint Raspberries 8 oz sharp cheddar cheese 1 sheet puff pastries 1 egg Kosher salt Directions Preheat the oven...
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Peach Glazed Salmon
Ingredients: 8 lyman peaches (peeled and diced) ½ cup cider vinegar 2 tbsp honey ¼ tsp chile flakes 1 red...
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Apple Cranberry Pancakes with Apple Cider Syrup
2 diced lyman apple 1 cup of dried cranberries 1 ½ cup all-purposeFlour 3 ½ tsp Baking powder 1 tsp...
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Sweet Pear Fritters
Ingredients: 2 diced bartlett pears 1/2 cup brown sugar 1tsp cinnamon ⅛ tsp nutmeg 2 eggs 2 cups All Purpose...
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Lyman’s Stuffed Pears
Ingredients: 4 bosc Pears (core out the center) 1 cup Blue cheese (crumbled) 1 cup sliced almonds ¼ cup fine...
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Twice-baked Pumpkin with Cheddar and Sunflower Seeds
Ingredients: 1 Medium sized pumpkin (2-3 pounds) 1 lb diced and peeled potatoes 6 baby pumpkins ½ cup sour cream...
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Pumpkin and Spice Milkshake
Ingredients: 1 small pumpkin 1 small can of condensed milk ¼ nutmeg ½ cinnamon ¼ allspice 1 tsp vanilla extract...
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Lyman’s Peach Pecan Pocket
Ingredients: 4 Lyman peaches-sliced in half with pit removed ½ cup brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ tsp salt...
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Caramelized Strawberries Chips
Ingredients: 1 Quart Lyman’s Strawberries sliced ¾ cup brown sugar ½ Tsp vanilla extract Additional needs: pan spray, wax paper...
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Fresh Strawberry Jalapeno Relish
1 pint Lyman’s Strawberries 1 Jalapeno ½ diced red onion 3 tbsp fresh mint 1 lemon juiced 1 tsp salt...
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Lyman’s Strawberry Brie Quesadilla with Lime Crema
Quesadilla 1 pint Lyman Strawberries sliced 4 large flour tortillas 8 oz brie cheese sliced  4 Tbsp Butter In a...
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Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner
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Maple Sugar
Ingredients 1 pint Maple SyrupCandy ThermometerMedium Heavy Sauce PotCountertop Mixer Recipe: Over medium heat, simmer the maple syrup until it...
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Fresh Apple Salsa
Ingredients 1qt Diced Apples1/2 Cup Diced Red Onion1/4 Bunch Chopped Parsley1/4 Bunch Chopped Mint1/2 Cup Diced Green Peppers1/2 Cup Diced...
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Apple Chips
Ingredients 4 Apples (Granny Smith, Crispin, Honey Crisp, Spencer, or Braeburn only)Kosher SaltBlack Pepper Recipe: Remove stems and Slice the...
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Tabouli
Ingredients 1 Cup Dry Bulgur Wheat2 Cups Boiling Water1/2 Bunch Mint, picked & chopped1/2 Bunch Parsley, chopped1/2 Cup Diced Red...
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Smoked Meat Rub
Ingredients 1/2 Cup Salt1/2 Cup Granulated Garlic1/2 Cup Granulated Onion1/4 Cup Smoked Paprika1/4 Cup Dried Parsley3tbsp Cumin Combine all dry...
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Hummus
Ingredients 2 Cups Chickpeas (Canned)3tbsp Tahini Sauce1/2tsp Granulated Garlic1/4tsp Salt2 Lemons, Juiced1/2 Cup Olive Oil1/4 Cup Chopped Red Onion1/2 Bunch...
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Apple Cider Beignets
Ingredients 1 Cup Milk1/2 Cup Apple Cider1/2 Cup Apple Sauce1/2oz Yeast1/2lb Melted Butter6 Cups All-Purpose Flour1/2 Cup Sugar1/2tbsp Cinnamon1 1/2tbsp...
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Lyman Orchards’ Annual Corn Maze Celebrates CT native and NASCAR Champion Joey Logano
Annual maze helps raise money for American Cancer Society The 4-acre Corn Maze pays tribute to Middletown, CT native and...
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Lyman Orchards’ Sunflower Maze Celebrates 50 Years of Sesame Street
Annual maze helps raise money for Connecticut Children’s 350,000 blooming Sunflowers are crafted into a unique design celebrating 50 years...
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Lyman Orchards Set to Launch 2019 Pick-Your-Own Season with Delicious and Juicy Strawberries
MIDDLEFIELD, Conn. (June 10, 2019) – As the temperature rises, so does the excitement at Lyman Orchards as it prepares to welcome guests...
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Lyman Orchards Celebrates National Donut Day with Free Donuts and Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day with Free Pie
Middlefield, Conn. — JUNE 4, 2019 — Lyman Orchards loves donuts almost as much as you do, and is celebrating National Donut...
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Lyman Orchards Donates $28,549 to the American Cancer Society
From left: Lynn Kipphut, Community Development Manager, American Cancer Society; John Lyman III, Executive Vice President, Lyman Orchards; Diane Franklin,...
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PGA Jr. League Registration is Open at Lyman Orchards Golf Center
Boys and girls of all skill levels are encouraged to sign up now for the 2019 season; All PGA Jr. League...
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Say Goodbye to Winter! Lyman Orchards’ 45 holes of Golf Are Open for the 2019 Season
MIDDLEFIELD, Conn. (March 22, 2019) – The light at the end of the tunnel known as “Winter” begins to shine...
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Lyman Orchards and Powder Ridge Mountain Park Introduce New Seasonal Passes for the Whole Family to Enjoy the Great Outdoors
Middlefield, Conn. -- March 20, 2019 – Two great family destinations in central Connecticut have come together to offer unparalleled...
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Lyman Orchards Celebrates National Pi Day with Pies (Naturally)
Middlefield, Conn. – March 13, 2019 – On Thursday, March 14 (AKA 3.14), the world celebrates National Pi Day, which honors...
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Lyman Orchards Donates More Than $13,500 to Connecticut Children's Medical Center To Fight Pediatric Cancer
Middlefield, Conn. – Dec. 19, 2018 -- Lyman Orchards presented Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in mid-December with a check for $13,565,...
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This Fall, Get Crisp. Lyman Orchards Introduces Its First Ever Hard Apple Cider – 1741 Connecticut Crisp
Middlefield, Conn. – Oct. 11, 2018 – As summer fades and the weather turns cooler, Lyman Orchards is excited to...
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It's a GOURD-geous time of the year to Pick Your Own Pumpkins and Apples at Lyman Orchards!
IT’S A GOURD-GEOUS TIME OF THE YEAR TO PICK YOUR OWN PUMPKINS AND APPLES AT LYMAN ORCHARDS! Who: When pumpkins...
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Come Dance with Us at Lyman Orchards' Corn Maze!
Middlefield, Conn. -- August 29, 2018 -- Save the last dance for Lyman Orchards’ Corn Maze, opening Saturday, Sept. 1....
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Pick Your Own at Lyman Orchards with Apples, Peaches, and Pears
Who: Pick Your Own apple and pear season is here to make the dog days of summer even sweeter at...
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The World's Largest Golf Outing at Lyman Orchards Means a Day of Golf - And a World of Difference - for Military Families and Veterans
Middlefield, Conn. — July 31, 2018 — The World’s Largest Golf Outing™ (WLGO) will be held Monday, August 6 at...
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It's Time to Hightail it to Lyman Orchards' Sunflower Maze for some Rip-Roaring Summer Fun
Middlefield, Conn. — July, 24, 2018 — What happens when two of Connecticut’s most popular tourist destinations team up beginning...
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Celebrate the Little Blue Powerhouse That CanL Blueberry Pick Your own Season Has Arrived - So Has Blueberry Fest at Lyman Orchards
Who: Summertime means blueberry season, which also means it’s time for Lyman Orchards’ annual Blueberry Fest. We’re celebrating the superb...
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Fresh-from-the-Farm Raspberries and Blueberries at Lyman Orchards: They're Literally Ripe for the Picking
Who: The beginning of summer is brings fresh, new fruit for Pick Your Own season at Lyman Orchards. Now’s the...
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Lyman Orchards' Golf offers Young Golfers a Chance to Grab a Ticket to the Masters Tournament
Who: Lyman Orchards' Golf presents the Drive, Chip and Putt, a Junior PGA qualifying competition taking place Thursday, July 5....
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Lyman Orchards Kicks Off Memorial Day – And the Summer – with a Nod Toward the Red, White and Blue
Middlefield, Conn. — May 24, 2018 — Lyman Orchards celebrates Memorial Day with red, white and blue (pie). Not only...
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Lyman Orchards Has its Own Way of Celebrating National Pi Day
Middlefield, Conn. — March 16, 2018 — On Thursday, March 14 (also known as 3.14), the world celebrated National Pi Day, honoring...
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Lyman Orchards' Golf Game Just Got Stronger: John R. Dipollina, PGA, Joins Staff as Director of Golf at The Golf Center
Middlefield, Conn. -- Jan. 16, 2018 -- The state of the game of golf is strong at Lyman Orchards, as they...
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Phone: 860-349-6000

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