Crops: Apples, blueberries, raspberries Seasons and Hours: Apples are ready for picking in September and October. Blueberries in July and peach varieties in August and September. Raspberries in September. Check conditions on the 24-hour information line at 860-653-4022 Also: Cider mill, fresh cider, cider doughnuts, bakery with pies and tea breads.
Home Farm, Long Bottom Road, and Sunnymount, Meriden-Waterbury RoadSouthington, CT, 06489Phone: 860-229-4240
PYO Crops: McIntosh, Jonamac, Golden Delicious, Ida Reds, Cortland, Macoun, Empire, Red Delicious, and Mutsu.
Seasons and Hours: Pick-Your-Own season begins around Labor Day with McIntosh and Jonamac apples and continues through late October; Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., weather permitting. Also: Adjacent farm market sells fresh pies, apple cider, donuts, fresh picked apples, peaches, pears, and other native produce. Harvest calendar.
483 Matson Hill RoadSouth Glastonbury, CTPhone: 860-633-2789
Crops: Blueberries, raspberries, cherries, nectarines, pears, apples, pumpkins, and plum tomatoes. Seasons and Hours: Cherries and berries, mid-June-September, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; tree fruits, pumpkins, and tomatoes, mid-July-October, Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Also: Farm market with vegetables, herbs, sweet corn, tomatoes, peppers, winter squashes, apple cider, milk and cheeses, bakery products, seasonal flowers. Weekend hayrides to fields. In the fall, check out the pick-your-own pavilion, with picnic tables and concession stand selling hot apple fritters, chicken fingers, hot dogs, fries, bakery items, and much more!