Fairfield County

Beardsley’s Cider Mill & Orchard, LLC   

278 Leavenworth Rd (Rte. 110), Shelton, CT 06484

203-926-1098

no1cidermill@yahoo.com

PYO apples from mid Sept – Oct/Nov weekends only. Bring the family to watch cider being pressed. Farm baked pies, cookies cider donuts, pumpkin cheesecake, local honey, maple syrup, fruit butters, hard cider kits, unique gifts mid-Sept-Dec.

Hollandia Nursery, LLC    

103 Old Hawleyville Road, Bethel, CT 06801

203-743-0267

Pumpkins, Mums. First weekend in October-Annual Fall Festival. We have antique tractors, engines & cars. Food-Fun-Hayrides.

Jones Family Farms 

606 Walnut Tree Hill Road

Shelton, CT 06484

203-929-8425

PYO strawberries (June), blueberries (Jul-Aug), pumpkins (Oct), and Christmas trees (Dec). Award winning winery with tasting room (March-Dec), and Harvest Kitchen cooking studio. 400 acres, seven generation family fun. Look for us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

Plasko’s Farm, LLC 

670 Daniels Farm Road, Trumbull, CT 06611

203-268-2716

plaskosfarm@aol.com

Build your own scarecrow, mums. Corn maze in fall tractor rides, pumpkin painting, & our own Farm chef grills many wonderful things for our guest to eat. Craft fair on opening day of maze.

Silverman’s Farm 

451 Sport Hill Road, Easton, CT 06612

203-261-3306

Mums. Five acre animal park open daily. PYO apples, peaches, plums in season. Large pumpkin patch. Special events-check website. Camp & school tours by appointment.

The Hickories Farm  

136 Lounsbury Road, Ridgefield, CT 06877

203-894-1851

info@thehickories.org

Weekends in October, we offer PYO pumpkins & hayrides around the farm.

Hartford County

Belltown Hill Orchards, LLC  

483 Matson Hill Road, South Glastonbury, CT 06073

860-633-2789

belltownorchards@snet.net

PYO apples, peaches, plums, nectarines, pumpkins, blueberries & blackberries.

Brown’s Harvest  

1911 Poquonock Ave., Windsor, CT 06095

860-683-0266

brownsharvest@yahoo.com

Family fun! Kids’ groups weekends by appt. Pumpkins, mums, kids’ corn maze, cider donuts. Open Daily During October 10am – 6 pm.

Fair Weather Acres  

County Line Drive

Cromwell, CT 06416

860-529-6755

FAX: 860-529-6631

maze@fairweatheracres.com

Corn maze with farm scen, investigation game, hay ride, scarecrow walk, grain corn pit, pedal go-cart, child hay maze, tire playground, farm animals, jump pillow, food on-site, and pumpkins.

Flamig Farm   

7 Shingle Mill Road, West Simsbury, CT 06092

860-658-5070

flamigfarm@yahoo.com

Pumpkins. Petting zoo, 9 am to 5 pm, pony rides, weekends 11 am to 3 pm & tractor rides by appt. Biodiesel & solar energy displays. Kid friendly daytime Halloween hayrides & night Halloween hayrides in last two weekends in Oct. (Reservations needed).

Karabin Farms 

894 Andrews Street, Southington, CT 06489

860-620-0194

farmingct@cox.net

A working family farm & country store with greenhouses, Xmas trees, apple orchard, pumpkin field, maple syrup, & livestock. Weekend apple & pumpkin PYO, hayride through our farm in Sept. & Oct. Specializing in school groups K-2 with educational info.

Killam & Bassette Farmstead, LLC,

14 Tryon Street, and 1098 Main Street, South Glastonbury, CT 06073

860-833-0095

kbfarmstead@gmail.com

A working family farm & CT Made store with greenhouses, Xmas trees, pumpkin & flower fields, & livestock. Flower & pumpkin PYO, Farm tastings in April, May, June, & October as well as 2 farm dinners in July & September.  We also offer educational sessions.

Roberts Orchard    

125 Hill Street, Bristol, CT 06010

860-582-5314

plarbs@yahoo.com

We have a retail operation with apples, other large fruit, cider, pumpkins. Open seasonally.

Rose’s Berry Farm, LLC  

295 Matson Hill Road, South Glastonbury, CT 06073

860-633-7467

rosesblues@cox.net

PYO berries, apples, pears, pumpkins, Xmas trees. Jam, farm pies. Sunday breakfast Jun-Oct. Fall hayrides & more! Groups by appt. Call for hours.

Litchfield County

Double D Living History Farm          

102 Painter Hill Road, Roxbury, CT 06783

860-354-0649

ddlivinghistory@aol.com

Visit the largest collection in the Northeast of over 200 restored antique tractors & farm items. Dedicated to the display, demonstration, education & preservation of early farming techniques & lifestyles. Tours April 1-Nov 1 by appt.

Ellsworth Hill Orchard and Berry Farm LLC  

461 Cornwall Bridge Road (Rte. 4), Sharon, CT 06069

860-364-0025

ellsworthfarm@comcast.net

PYO & pre-picked pumpkins, apples, raspberries, pears, blueberries, strawberries & retail store. Mums. Beautiful views & fresh pressed cider on site.

Harris Hill Farm

106 Ridge Road, New Milford, CT 06776

860-354-5856

sue@harrrishillfarm.com

Family Farm Fun! Open weekends in October. PYO pumpkins. Hayrides. Visit farm animals. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

March Farm 

160 Munger Lane, Bethlehem, CT 06751

203-266-7721

marchfarms@marchfarms.com

Spend a beautiful day on the farm this summer & fall! Seasonal PYO blueberries, strawberries, peaches, apples & pumpkins. Mums. Fruit Harvest festival with lots of activities, farm playscapes, animal yard, corn maze, & farm market! Ox Hollow Farm  PYO HR FT    

Judds Bridge Road, Roxbury, CT 06783

860-354-3315

info@oxhollowfarmct.com

A diversified family farm nestled in Roxbury, the Litchfield County gateway. Established in 1994, Mark Maynard II uses his upbringing & education to provide hormone & antibiotic free, all-natural, pasture raised Angus beef, high-grade pork, lamb & poultry to consumers. 

South Farms Agricultural / Paletsky Farms 

21 Higbie Road, Morris, CT 06763

860-567-9847

info@southfarms.org

Sunday Farmer’s Market. Visit our farm stand & Morris Farmers Market. Local salad greens, heirloom tomatoes, herbs, root vegetables, grass-fed, all-natural, free-range beef & pork, farm fresh eggs, baked goods & our produce-in-season soups, jams, pickles & salsas!

Middlesex County

Halfinger Farms  

489 Candlewood Hill Road, Higganum, CT 06441

860-345-4609

halfingerfarms@att.net

Visit farm in a beautiful valley, surrounded by rolling hills. Fall activities for children, families & groups. PYO pumpkins & half acre corn maze. Bring snacks & enjoy free play area & picnic tables. Terrific field trip program! Check website.

Peaceful Hill Farm  O  

118 Clark Hill Road, East Hampton, CT 06424-1472

860-267-4341

peacefulhill@sbcglobal.net

Choose & Cut Christmas tree farm where holiday memories being. Watch the Christmas train or visit the craft barn for mailbox huggies, wreaths, & free hot cocoa. Nov-Dec hours: Tues – Sun, 10 am to Dark. Closed Mon.

Staehly Farm Winery 

278 Town Street, East Haddam, CT 06423

860-873-9774

Staehlys@att.net

Farm and winery on nearly 100 scenic acres. Winery open from May through October. Christmas trees from day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve. Festivals and hayrides in the fall. Like us on Facebook. We are on Instagram.

New Haven County

Drazen Orchards LLC    

251 Wallingford Road, Cheshire, CT 06410

203-272-7985

Drazenorchards@gmail.com

Scenic orchard features PYO apples, peaches, pears & plums in season Aug-Oct. Take a wagon ride to the picking area. Enjoy shaded picnic grove. See a demonstration bee hive. Farm stand features both our produce as well as products from local farms.

Gouveia Vineyards      

1339 Whirlwind Hill Road, Wallingford, CT 06492

203-265-5526

gouveiavineyards@sbcglobal.net

Wine tours. Located high on 140 sun-kissed acres. The winery, built of stone & old timbers, commands a spectacular 360-degree view of lush woodlands, open fields, pristine hundred-year-old farms, & , of course, the vineyard itself.

Hindinger Farm 

835 Dunbar Hill Road, Hamden, CT 06514

203-288-0700

info@hindingersfarm.com

Strawberry festival held on the Saturday of Father’s Day weekend. We have hayrides, strawberry ice cream, & strawberry shortcake, & Glenwood Drive-In cooks up hamburgers & hot dogs. There are lots of activities for the children.

Rose Orchards   

33 Branford Road, North Branford, CT 06471

203-488-7996

info@roseorchardsfarm.com

PYO berries, apples, pears, pumpkins, Xmas trees. Jam, farm pies. Sunday breakfast Jun-Oct. Fall hayrides & more! Groups by appt. Call for hours.

Van Wilgen’s Garden Center 

51 Valley Road, North Branford, CT 06471

203-488-2110

matt@vanwilgens.com

Antique farm tractors, pumpkins, mums. October fest Saturday & Sunday10/4 & 10/5. Hayrides, music refreshments, & face painters. Hayrides most weekend in fall & spring. Collection of antique “Farmall” tractors.

New London County

Blue Slope Country Museum, Inc    

138 Blue Hill Road, Franklin, CT 06254

860-642-6413

museum@blueslope.com or goats@blueslope.com

Museum of Agriculture & History on a working dairy farm. Thursday Summer Family Campfires & Friday Summer Square Dances during summer; Annual Fall Festival Tyme, October. Personalized programs & activities, too.

Cedar Knoll Farm, LLC       

57 Kimball Road, Lisbon, CT 06351

860-376-8110

cedarknollfarm@gmail.com

Horse Drawn Carriage, Wagon Rides.

Holmberg Orchards and Winery  

12 Orchard Drive, Gales Ferry, CT 06335

860-464-7305

amy@holmbergorchards.com

Bakery, farm stand, mums. Seasonal PYO: apples, pears, blueberries, peaches, nectarines, raspberries, pumpkins, flowers, grape tomatoes. School field trips (pre-school – 2nd grade) during the fall by appt. only. Farm Winery with fruit wines & hard ciders & tastings.

Maple Lane Farms    

57 N.W. Corner Road, Preston, CT 06365

860-889-3766

Allyn@maplelane.com

Maple Lane farm offers PYO apples & pumpkins with hayrides on the weekends. Hours are 10 am to 4 pm, Wed-Sun.

Maugle Sierra Vineyards, LLC  

825-827 Colonel Ledyard Highway, Ledyard, CT 06339

860-464-2987

pdm-a@comcast.net

Savor a Taste of New England. Enjoy our local wines! Tasting room is open year round for your enjoyment. Open Mon, Wed- Sun. Musical entertainment. Enjoy new winery & event room. Just minutes to casinos & Mystic. Call or email ahead for parties of 8 or more.

Six Paca Farm 

38 Bozrah Street, Bozrah, CT 06334

860-204-0386

bozrahsss@aol.com

Meet the alpacas! Also selling fiber products from our alpaca fiber including scarves, mittens, gloves, rugs, hats, socks & yarn made in our own fiber mill.

The Farmer’s Cow  

49 Chappell Road, Lebanon, CT 06429

860-642-4600

robin@thefarmerscow.com

Unique Tours of real local farms as unique as our farmers! Our farmers are proud to show everyone how we farm & care for our cows that produce real local & delicious milk. See first-hand, how we are working to save Connecticut farmland & sustain farming as a way of life.

Tolland County

Bassetts Bridge Farm        

552 Bassetts Bridge Road, Mansfield, CT 06250

860-455-0545

thegardensatbbfarm@att.net

Mums, pumpkins, flowers. Stroll shade & sun gardens. Bird watching by the pond, 40 acres of tranquility. Call for bookings in remodeled barn for weddings & receptions.

Burke Ridge Farms    

95 Wapping Wood Rd, Ellington, CT 06029

860-896-0888

brf-brc@comcast.net

PYO pumpkins with hayrides & corn maze. Fall festivities.

Strong Family Farm 

274 West Street, Vernon, CT 06066

860-874-9020

Seasonal farm store selling only locally grown and produced CT Grown items. Open Wed-Fri 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. – 2 p.m and Sunday 11-3. Many activities during the year including 5K Chicken Run the second Sunday in April, chicken program during the summer months, educational programs, animal themes on Sundays and a Harvest Festival the 3rd Saturday of October.

The Country Butcher at Spring Meadow Farm      

1032 Tolland Stage Road, Tolland, CT 06084

860-875-5352

The Country Butcher at Spring Meadow Farm provides high grade, custom trimmed & cut meats, smokehouse products, dried & stuffed meat products. We have many services for you including Pig Roast to Go, Barbecue Menu & Special Events Catering. Fri 9 am – 6 pm, Sat 8 am – 4 pm.

Windham County

Buell’s Orchard 

108 Crystal Pond Road

Eastford, CT 06242

860-974-1150

information@buellsorchard.com

Annual Harvest Festival Columbus Day weekend. Hay rides. Live music. Apple and pumpkin picking, chicken barbecue and more! PYO strawberries, blueberries, peaches, apples, and pumpkins. Check out our Facebook and Twitter accounts!

Chaplin Farms, LLC   

392 Hampton Road, Chaplin, CT 06235

860-455-1100

info@chaplinfarms.com

PYO apples, peaches, pumpkins, & Christmas trees. Over 15 varieties including Macoun & Mutsu. Mums. Full service farm stand, with traditional fruits & vegetables, heirloom varieties, local honey, syrup, goat cheese, baked goods, soaps, & more!

Creamery Brook Bison   

19 Purvis Road, Brooklyn, CT 06234

860-779-0837

creamerybrookbison@sbcglobal.net

Pumpkins. Scenic wagon rides to see bison in the fields & learn about agriculture. Private groups, year round, by appt. Public tours: July- Sept, Saturdays. Lunch available 11:30 am- 1:00 pm. Special pricing for Adventure Package includes lunch & wagon ride.

Devon Point Farm & Cattle Company   

54 Joy Road, Woodstock, CT 06281

860-974-9004

devonpointfarm@gmail.com

Fall Harvest & Halloween Festival-weekends from September 13 to October 31, visit http://www.devonpointfarm.com for dates & details. Pumpkins, winter squash, gourds, kids’ activities, harvest & Halloween fun!

High Spring Orchard    

47 Dividend Road, Woodstock, CT 06281

860-315-7567

rtenorowicz@charter.net

Small family orchard on scenic road in “Quiet Corner”. PYO blueberries, peaches, apples. Visit Country Store for jams, jellies, fresh baked pies, cider, apple sauce, vegetables, pumpkins, mums, squash, crafts, gluten free foods. Mid June-New Years, Tues-Sat, 10am – 5:30 pm.

Krushefsky Tree Farm    

1719 Rte 171, Woodstock Valley, CT 06282

860-942-1818

enchantedwoods@charter.net

Established in 1962, we offer 8 varieties of trees: Frasier, Douglas Canaan Balsam & Con Color Fir; White, Blue & Norway Spruce. Tag or cut daily. Open Nov-Dec. Hand made on premises: wreaths, garlands, yule boxes & swags, crafts & artistic gifts.

Lapsley Orchard     

403 Orchard Hill Road

Pomfret Center, CT 06259

860-928-9186

lapsleyorchard@yahoo.com

PYO activities are held 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. everyday when in season. Horse drawn wagon rides are held every Sunday in September and October from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Our annual Fall Harvest Festival is held on Columbus Day weekend.

Raspberry Knoll Farm    

163 North Windham Road, North Windham, CT 06256

860-786-7486

info@raspberryknoll.com

Garden classes. PYO from 12 varieties of summer & fall raspberries, cut-your own flowers & herbs. Pre-picked raspberries, herbs, vegetables & flower bouquets at our stand, visit our website or Facebook for hours.

Three Niece Farm LLC    340 Providence Turnpike, Hampton, CT 06247

860-455-0485

info@threeniecefarm.com

Experience the Quiet Corner family farm difference. Alpaca & llama sales, fresh free range eggs & produce, private label jams, jellies, relishes & spice rubs. Our customers & vendors are treated like our animals: ethically, with respect & kindness.

Tikkanen Berry Farm      

218 Calvin French Road, Sterling, CT 06377

860-774-0177

tikkanenberryfarm@gmail.com

PYO blueberries, currants, and gooseberries! Open mid-July to mid-September, Thursday-Monday 8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m. Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please call before visiting to confirm hours and fruit availability. https://www.facebook.com/tikkanenberryfarm.

UCONN College of Agric, Health & Natural Resources    

Rte. 195, Storrs, CT 06269-4066

860-486-1076

sara.putnam@uconn.edu

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