Fall Favorites: Apple Picking - Newtown Moms

School’s back in session for most of us, so it’s time to start thinking about Fall activities and traditions. Many local spots have already opened up for Apple Picking giving you plenty of time to go multiple times or try different orchards. Below is a list of a few local spots:

Blue Jay Orchards
125 Plumtrees Road
Bethel, CT
Farm market opens 9/1. Pick your own begins 9/3.

Beardsley Cider Mill
278 Leavenworth Road
Shelton, CT
Begins Saturday 9/10. PYO is cash only and will be open weekends only until everything is picked.. 

SIlverman’s Farm
451 Sport Hill Road
Easton, CT
Farm is currently open. Apple picking started  8/27. .

Salinger’s Orchards
230 Guinea Rd
Brewster, NY
Picking started 8/25.

Harvest Moon Orchards
130 Hardscrabble Road
North Salem, NU
Picking starts in September.

Averill Farm 
250 Calhoun Street
Washington Depot, CT
Picking started 8/15.

March Farm
160 Munger Lane
Bethlehem, CT
Picking starts in September.

Bishop’s Orchards
1355 Post Post Road
Guilford, CT
Over 20 varieties of apples beginning in late August/early September.

Lyman Orchards
32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield, CT
PYO begins the last week of August. Call their 24-hour hotline for at (860) 349-6015 for updated picking information. 

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