Sunflowers for Wishes at Buttonwood Farm.
473 Shetucket Turnpike- Rt 165 Griswold CT 06351 860-376-4081
SUNFLOWERS FOR WISHES GRISWOLD, CT
SPECIAL NOTICE- July 22 2010, Due to the extremely hot weather the flowers are maturing quickly. We are xpecting a shortage of cut flowers for the remainder of our event, but will cut what is available each day. These will be provided on a first come first serve basis. No orders will be taken.We thank you in advance for your understanding and support.
Since 2004 our Sunflowers For Wishes fundraisers for Make-A-Wish Foundation of Connecticut have been a huge success.
It has ran for ten days in each of the last years, and we have been able to raise a total of over $305,050.
We’d like to thank each of you who visited our farm and made a donation during this event
THIS YEARS EVENT
Plans are well underway for this year's event, which will be happening from 10 a.m. to dusk the week of July 17 - 25th 2010.
We'd appreciate your help in making this year's event the best ever, so mark your calendars!
TAKE A HAYRIDE
Tractor drawn hayrides daily from
11 am – dusk and on weekends
10 am – dusk. The ride is 3/4 ths of a mile through cow pastures and 4 acres of the sunflower fields in bloom. All proceeds benefit the
Make-A-Wish Foundation In case of inclement weather please call ahead for our hayride schedule. Hayrides will not go out if it is raining or if the fields ae too wet.
Boston (89 miles) Rt. 90 (Mass. Pike): West to exit 10 (Auburn), I-395 South to exit 85. Cross over Rt. 138. Left on Rt. 164 South, 5 miles to left on Rt. 165. East 5 miles to Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream.
Providence (34 miles): I-95 South to Rhode Island exit 5A. 1 mile south on Rt. 102. Right on Rt. 3 South for 1 mile. Right on Rt. 165 West. 13 miles on Rt. 165. West to Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream.
Hartford (49 miles): Rt. 2 East to exit 28N. I 395 North to exit 85. Right on Rt. 164 South. 5 miles to left on Rt. 165. East 5 miles to Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream.
New York (130 miles)/New Haven (60 miles): I-95 North to exit 76 (left exit). I-395 North to exit 85. Rt. 164 South. 5 miles to left on Rt. 165 East. 5 miles on Rt. 165 East to Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream.
New London (Orient Point Ferry/Transportation Center) (23 miles): Rt. 32 North to I-395 North to exit 85. Right on Rt. 164 South. 5 miles to left on Rt. 165 East. 5 miles to Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream.
Mystic (17 miles): From exit 90 (Seaport exit) off I-95 – Rt. 27 North. Bear right at General Store. Continue to Rt. 184 – Cross over Rt. 184 Lantern Hill Rd. 5½ miles to left on Rt. 2 West. 2 miles to right on Rt. 164 North. 3 miles to right on 165 east. 5 miles on Rt. 165 east to Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream.