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Fruits & Vegetables

KEY:
LF = Large Fruit, SF = Small Fruit,

P = Pumpkins,  F = Flowers, V = Vegetables

FARMS LISTED ALPHABETICALLY BY TOWN

THE PICKIN' PATCH    P, SF, V, F
276 Nod Road
Avon, CT 06001
(860) 677-9552 

Connecticut's 10th oldest family farm since 1666. PYO berries & vegetables (in season) & bedding plants (spring), tractor-drawn hay wagon rides to the pumpkin patch in Oct. Hours: May, daily 9am-6pm; June-Oct., daily 8am-6pm. Call (860) 677-9552.

4-H CENTER AT AUER FARM    SF
158 Auer Farm Road
Bloomfield, CT 06002
(860) 242-7144 

PYO blueberries, raspberries & Christmas trees. Field trips & family fun on historical farm minutes from Hartford. Seasonal & year round educational programs.

FUTTNERS' FAMILY FARM    V
910 Silver Lane
East Hartford, CT 06118
(860) 569-4138 

Tomatoes, peppers, eggplant in late July to frost. Bring containers. Hours vary, call ahead. I-84 exit 58 past Rentschler Field. Stand located at 910 Silver Lane, open daily. 

EASY PICKIN'S ORCHARD
P, SF, V, LF, F

46 Bailey Road
Enfield, CT 06082
(860) 763-FARM (3276) 

A unique destination! July - Nov.  Apples, peaches, plums, raspberries, blueberries, vegetables, flowers & pumpkins all for PYO! Dwarf trees! Wagon rides! Gourd Hunt! Family Fun! Visit our website at easypickinsorchard.com 

ROSE'S BERRY FARM
AT WICKHAM HILL    SF, F

1200 Hebron Avenue (Rte. 94)
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 633-7467  Fax: (860) 657-3062

PYO & pre-picked strawberries (June). Stand features flowers, native fruits & produce, cider, mums, farm-made pies & baked goods (June-Oct.) Children welcome. Call for seasonal hours. Exit 8 off Rt. 2, Rt. 94E approx. 2 mi. 

ROSE'S BERRY FARM     P, SF, LF, F
295 Matson Hill Road
South Glastonbury, CT 06073
(860) 633-7467  Fax: (860) 657-3062

PYO berries, apples, pumpkins & Christmas trees w/tagging. Cider, jams, vinegar, Sunday breakfast (June-Oct.), farm-made pies & baked goods. Fall hay rides & school tours. Gift shop & baskets. Children welcome. Call ahead for hours & directions. 

SCOTT'S ORCHARD & NURSERY    LF, F
1838 New London Turnpike
Glastonbury, CT 06033
(860) 633-8681  Fax: (860) 430-1084
dolores@scottsorchardandnursery.com

PYO apples, pears & peaches. Enjoy horse-drawn hayrides through our orchards on weekends, mid-Sept. to late Oct. at one of CT's finest full service garden centers & orchards.

BOTICELLO FARMS   P, SF, V, LF, F
209 Hillstown Road
Manchester, CT 06040
(860) 649-2462

PYO-tomatoes, peppers, onions, & eggplant or buy them freshly picked at our farm stand. We also offer freshly picked sweet corn, pickles, summer squash, green beans, potatoes & more! Or come in May & buy plants to grow your own veggies!  Visit us on the web for more info.

LOST ACRES ORCHARD     LF
130 Lost Acres Road
North Granby, CT 06060
(860) 653-6600 
ginny@lostacres.com

PYO apples, free wagon rides on weekends in Sept. & Oct.  Farm store open all year with fresh-picked fruit in season, peaches, apples, cider, pies, breads, soups, jams, mums, quilts & gifts. See our website or call for our seasonal events.  Great family fun!

BELLTOWN HILL ORCHARDS
P, SF, LF, F

483 Matson Hill Road
South Glastonbury, CT 06073
(860) 633-2789  Fax: (860) 633-1568

PYO cherries, raspberries, & blueberries in July & Aug. PYO apples, peaches, plums, nectarines & pumpkins on weekends & Monday holidays in Aug.-Oct. Weekend hayrides to the PYO fields. Call our farm market for info, open daily 9am-6pm. 

DONDERO ORCHARDS   P, SF, V, LF, F
529 Woodland Street
South Glastonbury, CT 06073
(860) 659-0294 
donderoorchards@cox.net

PYO apples, peaches, plums, pears, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries & blackberries, plus more! Pumpkins $.10 /lb. Christmas trees & wreaths. Open June-Dec.

PETERSEN FARM    F
125 Burgess Road
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 282-1747 
snpetersen@cox.net

PYO Flowers!  Over 2 acres of assorted annual/perennial flowers to choose from. Season runs July through Sept./Oct. 

KARABIN FARMS     P, LF
894 Andrews Street
Southington, CT 06489
(860) 620-0194; 621-6363  Fax: (860) 621-2058
farmingct@cox.net 

Scenic wagon rides to our PYO orchard & pumpkin fields. Greenhouses, country store, gourmet foods, fresh baked pies, cider donuts, & fresh eggs. Visit our farm animals. Open daily 9am-5pm April-Dec. 

ROGERS ORCHARDS-SHUTTLEMEADOW FARM    P, LF
Long Bottom Road
Southington, CT 06489
(860) 229-4240  Fax: (860) 229-4076

PYO apples & pumpkins-children welcome, fun for everyone! Fri. to Mon., holidays & weekends in Sept. & Oct., 10am-5pm weather permitting. Farm market features fresh pies & famous apple cider donuts & our own apples, peaches, pears & CT grown veggies. 

ROGERS ORCHARDS
SUNNYMOUNT FARM    LF

Meriden-Waterbury Road, Rte. 322
Southington, CT 06489
(203) 879-1206  Fax: (860) 229-4076

PYO apples, children welcome-fun for the family! Fri. to Mon. holidays & weekends in Sept. & Oct. 10am-5pm weather permitting. Farm market next to our PYO has fresh pies, our apple cider donuts, fresh picked apples, peaches, pears & CT grown veggies. 

KURAS FARMS    P, SF, V
1901 Mountain Road, Rte. 168
West Suffield, CT 06093
(860) 668-2942 
kurascs@cox.net

PYO blueberries July 5th-Sept.1st. Raspberries July 5th-20th & Sept.1st-Oct.15th. Retail farm stand, all homegrown. July 5th-Oct.15th vegetables & specialties. 

BROWN'S HARVEST     P
1911 Poquonock Ave (Rt. 75) on the Corner of Rt. 75 & Rainbow Rd.
Windsor, CT 06095
(860) 683-0266  Fax: (860) 683-0267
hfbrowninc@sbcglobal.net

Weekend hayrides to the pumpkin patch Sept. 23rd to Oct. 29th 10am to 5pm. Groups weekdays by appointment. Homemade cider donuts, kids' cornstalk maze & our own homegrown fall mums. Open daily 10am to 6pm. 

GILSON FARM & GREENHOUSES  SF, F
57 Wapping Road
Windsorville, CT 06016
(860) 623-0409

PYO blueberries in July & August. Blueberry fields are netted & covered. Children welcome. Call for picking dates & picking conditions at (860) 623-0409

 

Thanks to the CT Department of Agriculture for help in compiling these listings.

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