Who: The beginning of summer is brings fresh, new fruit for Pick Your Own season at Lyman Orchards. Now’s the time to pick nutritious blueberries and delicious raspberries.
What: What’s better than sweet, succulent raspberries on a warm, summer’s day? Picking blueberries and raspberries yourself at one historic Connecticut destination! Pick Your Own season is in full swing for berries.
When: Pick Your Own raspberry and blueberry season has officially begun and is now open daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and continues through August.
Where: Lyman Orchards, 32 Reeds Gap Rd, Middlefield, Conn.
Why: Picking your own fruit is a perfect summer activity for the whole family: blueberry and raspberry bushes are healthy snacks and they’re low to the ground: the berries pop off the plants easily and your family can pick hundreds without breaking the bank -- or your back when you haul them home.
For more than 275 years Lyman Orchards has been a hometown, homegrown destination, and the place where memories begin.
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 860-467-4209, or visit online at www.lymanorchards.com