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Blue Slope Farm & Country Museum

Bring your class to a working Dairy Farm! Take a wagon ride pulled by by magnificent working horses through the farmland, corn fields, and wooded trails. Visit the museum to see thousands of antique artifacts that have played a role in the development of this country. 138 Blue Hill Rd., Franklin, CT 06254. New London County. Tel: 860-377-3740. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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4-H Center At Auer Farm

158 Auer Farm Rd., Bloomfield, CT 06002. Tel.: 860-242-7144. A 120-acre farm with a wealth of opportunities for campers to learn about science and agriculture and to enjoy its open space. Fee.

Ambler Farm

257 Hurlbutt St, Wilton, CT 06897. 203-834-1143. A 200-year-old working farm offers educational programs including Farm Animals, Sheep-Shearing, Farm Life, and Maple Syruping. Fee/Free.

Berruti's Harvest House

1098 Main Street, South Glastonbury, CT 06073. 860-657-8158. PYO: Apples, Flowers, Pumpkins. Fee.

Bradway's Sugarhouse

Bradway Road, Stafford Springs, CT 06076. 860-684-7112. A sugar-house with maple sugaring. Fee/Free.

Bunnell Farm

498 Maple Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. 860-567-9576. PYO: Flowers, Pumpkins. Other Activities: Horse and tractor drawn hayrides, corn maze and farm animals. Fee.

Easy Pickin's Orchard

46 Bailey Rd., Enfield, CT 06082. 860-763-3276. PYO: strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, asian pears, and vegetables. Fee.

Fabyan Sugar Shack

384 Fabyan Road, North Grosvenordale, CT 06255. 860-935-9281. Owner Gary Durand started the sugar shack and it demonstrates the process of maple sugaring. Fee/Free.

Fairvue Farms

199 Rte. 171, Woodstock, CT 06281. 860-928-9483. A working dairy farm where campers learn about nutrition and modern agriculture, including the milking process, and where cows are housed and fed. Fee.

Lyman Orchards

Jct. Routes 147 and 157, Middlefield, CT 06455. 860-349-1793. PYO: Apples and Pumpkins. Fee.

Maple Lane Farm and Market

57 N.W. Corner Road Preston, CT 06365. 860-889-3766. PYO: Blueberries, Applies, Raspberries, and Pumpkins. Fee.

McLaughlin Vineyards

14 Albert's Hill Road, Sandy Hook, CT 06482. 203-426-1533. PYO: Pumpkins. Other activities: Hiking trails, maple syrup production tours, and hayrides. Fee.

Moore's Sugar Shack

413 Pond Meadow Road, Westbrook, CT 06498. 860-399-2279, 860-304-9864. Founded in 1967, the Sugar Shack demonstrates a step-by-step process of maple sugaring. Fee/Free.

New Pond Farm

101 Marchant Road, West Redding, CT 06896. 203-938-2117. Learning opportunities in farming traditions. Fee.

Ray of Light Farm, Inc.

232 Town Street, East Haddam, CT 06423. 860-873-1895. Rescue farm for neglected, injured, or abused large animals, from birds and guinea pigs, to turkeys and sheep, to donkeys and horses. Features tours and hands-on interaction with animals. Free/ Suggested Contribution.

Scott’s Yankee Farmer

436 Boston Post Rd., East Lyme, CT 06333. 860-739-5209. A 125 acre farm stared in 1960's with tours and vegetables and fruits. including apples, peaches, corn, beans, and more. PYO: Apples, Raspberries, Blueberries, Peaches, and Pumpkins. Fee.

Warrup's Farm

11 John Read Road, West Redding, CT 06896. 203-938-9403. An organic farm with vegetables, flowers, pumpkin picking, maple syrup, and hayrides. Fee/Free.

Wright's Orchard and Dried Flower Farm

271 South River Road, Tolland, CT 06084. 860-872-1665. Established in 1981, a farm with pick your own, dried flower and basket barn. PYO: Trees, Apples, Peaches, and Pumpkins. Fee.