Celebrate local winners of Connecticut Magazine’s “Best of 2010” at Jones Family Farms in Shelton this weekend, September 25th & 26th. Liquid Lunch (Best Connecticut Soup), Stockbridge’s Cheesecake (Best Connecticut Cheesecake) and Jones Winery (Best Connecticut Wine) will be showcasing their products during Jones Family Farms’ Pumpkin Preview weekend.
From 12pm – 4pm on Saturday and Sunday guests are invited to the Jones Winery Tasting Room courtyard (606 Walnut Tree Hill Road) to enjoy complimentary samples of Jones Wine, cheesecake and cookie samples from Stockbridge’s Cheesecake, and soup samples from Liquid Lunch. Guests will also be able to purchase goods from these groups.
Other activities will include a vegetable market set up by Stone Gardens of Shelton, cooking demonstrations from the Harvest Kitchen Cooking Studio and talks in the Jones Demonstration Vineyard by winemaker Larry McCulloch (talks are at 1pm and 3pm both days).
The farm will be open for early pumpkin picking (including hayrides and corn maze – weather permitting) at their Pumpkinseed Hill farm (120 Beardsley Road, Shelton) from 10 – 5:30 on both days.