Call the orchard today to schedule a guided tour with your group. Matt will show children and adults the proper way to pick an apple off the tree. You can also learn how the apples are graded. Enjoy the “Quiet Corner of Connecticut” while you learn the basics about an apple orchard operation. Click here to go to "Things to Do".

There are many activities being planned for the coming year for Saturday family fun.  Some of the activities include pony rides, tractor rides, hay bale maze, baking demonstrations, and pumpkin painting & carving activities.  Click "Things to Do" for a upcoming activities.

There are many uses for pumpkins to brighten up your home. You can carve, cook, or color them. Make delicious pumpkin pie for any occasion with our sugar pumpkins. Nothing reminds your family and visitors that the fall season is here than a few carving pumpkins sitting outside your front door!


Matthew C. Couzens, Sr. is the NEW owner of Horse Listeners Orchard in Ashford, Connecticut. The orchard has been operating successfully for over 40 years. Over 25 varieties of apples, several varieties of peaches, blueberries, pears, nectarines, and plums grow at the orchard. Matt hopes you enjoy family fun at the orchard for many years to come. Thousands of our loyal customers have expressed support of the local orchard by frequenting the salesroom for locally made and grown products. Come meet Matt and see the new products and upgrades being done to the store and orchard. Matt invites you to come say hello to his horses, Hannah, Ted, and Irish under the new name of Horse Listeners Orchard in the “Quiet Corner of Connecticut”.

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Peaches and Blueberries

Bring the family to Horse Listeners Orchard to pick your own or grab some from our store.

Click here to download our flyer and a coupon to receive your first pound of blueberries free!


Tons of Jersey Macs, Sunrise, and Paula Reds are ready to be picked for apple pies, crisps, and so much more!


Ask about our new and freshly made pies from Dizzies Bakery, using our very own peaches!


We will have corn, cucumbers, yellow squash, zucchini, and much more! We will also have yellow squash and zucchini plants for sale. Small pots (one plant) are $2, large pots (three plants) are $5.

News Articles

Wall Street Journal: There's Never Been a Better Time to Eat Apples


Saturday, February 14th (Valentin's Day)
11:00am - 4:00pm
(Rain Date: Saturday, February 21).

Featuring skating, sledding, bonfire, music and more! Visit our Events page for more information.

Snow Shoe Sunday

Sunday, February 15th

Take a hike with AMC certified trail guide, Michael Foley. Please call for details if interested!

Adopt-a-Tree Program

This spring you can adopt your very own apple, peach or pear tree, name it and watch it grow all season long.

Please visit our Events page for more information.


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