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Blueberries

Blueberries are a great snacking choice, not only for their delicious flavor and versatility in recipes, but because they are a nutritional powerhouse! Blueberry picking is a great family friendly activity!

Low in fat and calories, high in fiber and Vitamin C, blueberries are rich in antioxidants. Eating 1/2 cup of blueberries daily provides antioxidant activity that has been shown to help protect against the effects of aging, including heart disease, arthritis, and short-term memory loss.

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Season

Early July - Mid August

Choosing

Choose firm berries when picking.

Storing

Fresh-picked berries can be stored up to a week in your refrigerator if stored in a covered container. Do not wash berries until you are ready to use them.

Freezing

Frozen berries will retain their flavor for up to two years. For best results, we recommend keeping berries as dry as possible before freezing. Do not add sugar before freezing berries. To freeze berries individually, lay them out on a flat tray, freeze, then place frozen berries in container and store in freezer.

Tips

For best results when baking with frozen blueberries, lightly dust unthawed blueberries with flour before stirring into batter.

Featured Recipes

July 15, 2021
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 Lyman Orchards.  Blueberry picking in CT is typically available from July to mid-August, but always call the Lyman Orchards Pick Your Own Hotline at 860-349-6015 before heading out.  While there is plenty of elbow room amongst our […]

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June 24, 2021
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 onion Salt Ground black pepper Directions In a medium saucepan, combine all the ingredients except the pork loin.  Let it simmer at medium heat for 15 minutes while stirring occasionally.  Remove from the heat and […]

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Upcoming Events

November 30, 2020
2021 Corn Maze at Lyman Orchards

September 4 – November 7Dig the music: Rock 'n Roll of the 1970s The Corn Maze will close at 3:30pm October 1st, 15th, and 29th due to a ticketed event. Take a stroll through our 2021 Corn Maze—while you're also strolling down memory lane! This year, the theme is 1970s rock 'n roll. (You heard […]

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November 30, 2020
Live Music Friday Nights @ 1741 Pub & Grill!

Join us for live music, great food and drinks at 1741 Pub & Grill (located at Lyman Orchards Golf Club) on Friday nights in October! Featuring a new musician weekly from 6 - 9pm. 10/1 - The Jolly Beggars 10/8 - Dueling Pianos (this is a ticketed event - purchase tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dueling-pianos-with-steve-savage-and-matt-tobin-outside-lyman-orchards-tickets-163372017101) 10/15 - […]

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

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Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6031

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Pick your own

OPEN DAILY
Monday-Sunday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

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

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