& FARM RELATED
See also GARDEN CENTERS & HERBS
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The area code for all numbers listed is 860.
317 Bebbington Rd.(1 mi. from jct. Rtes. 44 & 89) (860)429-5336
Farm store: apples, peaches, pears, fresh sweet cider, gift baskets, annual
flower and vegetable plants, Christmas trees. Pick-your-own. Hours: Mon.-Fri.
1 PM - 6 PM; Sat. & Sun. 9 AM - 6 PM (hours vary seasonally).
19 Purvis Rd. (call for directions) (860)779-0837
A 100-acre dairy farm where the buffalo roam. Hayrides to the buffalo
fields. Tours, birthday parties, gift shop, buffalo meat sales.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 2 PM - 6 PM; Sat. 9 AM - 2 PM, and by appointment. Hayrides
Sat. & Sun. 1:30 PM July-Sept., fee; group tours year-round by reservation.
86 Stetson Rd. (off Rte. 6) (860)774-7926
Free demonstrations of maple syrup production in Feb. and March (weekends
1 PM - 5 PM). Gift shop with pure maple syrup, maple candy, maple butter.
Holiday hours: Dec.: Mon.-Fri. 6 - 8 PM; Sat. & Sun. 9 AM - 4 PM.
Gift shop open year-round by appointment.
Mill Tree Farm (click on name to go to web site)
63 Creasey Rd. (off Rte. 6, 169 or 14) (860)774-1455
Christmas tree farm and silo observatory Christmas shop. Pick-your-own
trees(saws provided). Pumpkin-hunt hayrides in Oct. and wagon rides at
Christmas.Hours: 9 AM - 5 PM.
Farm, Florist, Greenhouses & Gift Shops
2627 Boston Tpke./Rte. 44 (860)742-6124
Quality annuals, perennials, herbs. Florist/Teleflora. Pumpkins, asparagus.
Pick-your-own raspberries. Fall hayrides, fantasy photo-ops for children.
Unique gifts, dried flower arrangements, Christmas trees. Hours: Daily
9 AM - 6 PM.
108 Crystal Pond Rd. (off Rte. 198, via Westford Rd.) (860)974-1150
See New England1s only automated candy apple factory. In season: PYO apples,
peaches, pears, blueberries. Annual Fall Festival on Columbus Day weekend
(call for schedule). . Hours: Mon.-Sat. 8 AM - 5 PM, Sept. & Oct.
Sun. 1 - 5 PM.
55 Cotton Bridge Rd. (860)774-7918 (off Rte. 101 via Lake Rd. at Pomfret
PYO strawberries and edible pod peas in June and July. Raspberries in
Sept. Pumpkins and free spooky maze in Oct.
Hours: Seasonal: Daily 10 AM - 5 PM.
Rte. 169 (at Brooklyn line) (860)928-9186
Roadside stand on 200-acre farm offering apples, peaches, pears, pumpkins,
jams and jellies, honey, sweet apple cider. Pick-your-own produce. Hours:
Seasonal: Daily 10 AM - 6 PM; horsedrawn hayrides every Sun. in Sept.
Rte. 169 (3/4 mi. north of Rte. 171) (860)928-2225
Pick-your-own blueberries (mid-July - Sept. 1: Mon.-Sat. 9 AM - noon;
Mon.-Thu. evenings 5 - 8 PM). Pick-your-own apples (Sept. 1 - Oct. 17).
Apples, peaches, pears, and sweet cider at the retail farm stand (Aug.
1 - May: Daily 9 AM - 6 PM).
The area code
for all numbers listed is 860.
"Farms & Family Fun" Guide
August, 2nd weekend - Lebanon
Country Fair, Lebanon
August, 2nd Saturday - Ekonk Grange Fair, Sterling
August, 3rd Saturday - Little River Grange Fair, Hampton
August, 4th weekend - Brooklyn Fair, Brooklyn
Labor Day weekend - Woodstock Fair, Woodstock
September, 3rd Saturday - Brooklyn Grange Fair, Brooklyn
September, 3rd Saturday - Echo Grange Fair, Mansfield
Danielson, 25 Westcott
Rd. - Wednesdays 4 - 6 PM, and Saturdays 9 AM - 12 PM
Mansfield, 42 N. Eagleville Rd. - Saturdays 3 - 6:30 PM
Plainfield, 14 Railroad Ave. - Tuesdays 4 - 6 PM
Putnam, Kennedy Dr at Bridge St. - Fridays 3 - 6 PM
Putnam, School St. in Wal-Mart lot, Thursdays 4 - 6 PM
Willimantic, Jackson & Main St. - Tuesdays 2:30 - 5:30 PM,
and Saturdays 8 AM - 12 PM
HAYRIDES & SLEIGHRIDES
Bob White Farm, Union
Coventry Riding Stables, Coventry 742-7576
Creamery Brook Bison,
Edmondson's Farm, Coventry 742-6124
Wright's Mill Farm,
Ye Plain Ole Farm, Canterbury (Sleighrides) 546-1079