Jones Family Farms in Shelton CT grows delicious strawberries and blueberries than you can harvest yourself. There is also a winery and Christmas tree farm.
Jones Family Farms in Shelton, Connecticut has over 150 years of experience and tradition. The 400- acre farm grows delicious strawberries and blueberries than you can harvest yourself. The farm has grown over the generations, adding on a winery and Christmas tree farm since it began.
The Market Yard at Jones Family Farms has a variety of over 50 different kinds of pumpkins, gourds, and squash. You are sure to find the perfect pumpkin for a jack-o-lantern and other gourds to decorate your porch for the autumn. There are also hay bales and corn stalks at the Yard. If you need a snack, the Yard offers Empire apples, cider, and cookies. Tractor hayrides can be taken daily, and the ride will take you to and from the pumpkin fields. Make sure to come back during the last weekend before Halloween for the Annual UNICEF Family Festival. Wear your Halloween costumes or get your face painted and then take part in fun activities such as games and pumpkin decorating. Since the start of the festival in 1985, Jones family farms has donated over $120,000 to UNICEF.
Jones Family Farms also has Christmas trees available for purchase, which you can either harvest on your own or pick one out pre-cut from the barn. You can hike through 200 acres of Christmas trees to find the perfect one out of the wide variety of trees, including Fraser Fir, Douglas Fir, and Balsam Fir. With your purchase, you will receive a farm-designed and dated pewter ornament from Woodbury Pewter.
Voted Best Connecticut Wine in 2010, 2011, and 2012, the Jones Winery is a must see while visiting the farm. You can schedule a group wine tasting, where the Jones Winery will teach you how to appreciate and taste Connecticut wines. You may also choose to take a class at the Harvest Kitchen, where they will show you how to pair wine and food for the perfect combination. Other classes offered include farm style cooking and children’s education programs.
The Jones Family Farm practices environmentally friendly and sustainable techniques, and consider themselves “organic-spirited.” The farm aims to be as organic as possible, only intervening when necessary to save the crop. You can come to Jones Family Farm during any time of the year to do something different, but every time you will come home satisfied.
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