Pick Your Own Peaches/Nectarines


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Like our apples, our peaches are Eco-certified, grown using agricultural methods that preserve and protect our orchards’ ecology. Varieties available early in the season are classified as ‘cling-stone’, indicating that the sweet flesh of the peach clings to the pit or stone. ‘Free-stone’ peach varieties become available mid to late season. Peach & Nectarine picking is a great family friendly activity!


Late July - Late September


When buying or picking, look for a creamy or golden color. A ripe peach is fragrant, firm, but not hard. It will yield to a gentle squeeze.


Store fully ripe peaches in the refrigerator. Peel peaches by immersing the fruit in boiling water for 30 seconds. Remove with slotted spoon, then plunge into cold water. Slip off skins with the help of a knife. To slice, cut peaches in half around the center, not the natural seam. Gently twist halves apart.


To freeze, peel and slice peaches, mixing 1 quart of fruit with 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Pack in freezer bags or containers. To protect the color of sliced peaches in a salad or dessert, dip the slices in lemon juice.

Featured Recipes

August 31, 2020
Peach Glazed Salmon

Ingredients: 8 lyman peaches (peeled and diced) ½ cup cider vinegar 2 tbsp honey ¼ tsp chile flakes 1 red onion diced 6 garlic cloves chopped 1 tsp salt 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp butter 4 6 oz pieces of salmon Directions: Directions for the glaze: In a medium saucepan on high heat, melt […]

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August 31, 2020
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 ¼ tsp nutmeg ½ cup chopped pecans 1 block Lyman’s homemade pie dough 1 whole egg ½ cup granulated sugar Directions: Combine the  brown sugar, nuts and spices in a small mixing bowl and set […]

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Upcoming Events

December 30, 2020
Sunday Jazz Brunch @ 1741 Pub & Grill at Lyman Orchards

Join us for brunch at 1741 Pub & Grill on Sunday, January 24th from 10 AM to 2 PM and enjoy CT's own, jazz pianist Jay Rowe. For additional information on Jay, visit his website at JAYROWEMUSIC.COM Online reservations can be made by visiting 1741 Pub & Grill

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December 30, 2020
Sold Out - Goat Strolls with Bradley Mountain Farm

Take your Goat out for a Stroll! Go on a relaxing Goat Stroll with one of our cute goats and then warm up at the Apple Barrel Farm Market.  Roam around the pond at Lyman Orchards and let your goat feast on forage around the grounds.  Stay to shop at the Apple Barrel Farm Market […]

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The Apple Barrel

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Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6000

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lyman golf

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Middlefield, CT 06455
Phone: 860-349-6480

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Pick your own

Opens for the Season in June!

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

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