Let’s talk blueberries! The perfect summertime snack, blueberries are juicy, nutrient-packed gifts from nature. July is blueberry season and with the ideal climate, Connecticut is home to some of the best blueberry orchards in the country. Check out some of these u-pick orchards to discover the best produce Connecticut has to offer.
Evergreen Berry Farm in Watertown suffered from a harsh winter, but their blueberries are in season and ready to be picked. This a beautiful orchard to spend the afternoon and their blueberries are so deliciously juicy. Before you head out to the farm, don’t forget to check their Facebook page for harvesting updates.
435 Bassett Road, Watertown, CT 06795. Phone: (860) 274-0825
A trip to Lyman Orchards in Middlefield does not disappoint. The bushes are full and blueberries always juicy. The well-loved orchard has something for everyone, from live performances to car shows. Plus their three golf courses make Lyman Orchards a destination to visit more than once.
3 Lyman Rd. Middlefield, CT 06455 860-349-1793
Horse Listeners Orchards in Ashford is always a fun trip. With a full calendar of events and a farm full of activities, you won’t only find an amazingly full orchard of blueberries but also fishing, tours, and horse riding.
317 Bebbington Road, Ashford, CT 06278
Not only known for their juicy blueberries, Dondero Orchards in South Glastonbury also hosts wonderful community dinners throughout the year. Reservations are required and the list fills up fast so get your name in early.
529 Woodland Street, South Glastonbury, CT 06073
March Farm in Bethlehem is a full-day adventure. Head for u-pick blueberries and stay for Animal Yard. Kids can run out some energy on the playground and adults will love the selection in the Farmer’s Market. Popular for their pie selection, March Farm is a great spot to stock up on some Connecticut produce before heading back on the road.
160 Munger Lane, Bethlehem, CT 06751
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