The CT Chapter of the American Chestnut Foundation will be holding an Open Orchard at the Middletown Higby Reservoir Backcross Orchard on Saturday, July 8 from 9 – 10 AM. Come and see the results of the work of dedicated volunteers along with your contributions on this chestnut orchard which began planting in 2009. Please wear appropriate footwear for a grassy orchard. The orchard is located on Middle St. just off of Rt. 66 in Middletown.