Jones Family Farms Kicks off Summer with Friday Farmers’ Market and Farm-to-Table Cooking Series

Farm-to-Table Cooking Classes are held in the Jones Farms' Harvest Kitchen

Jones Family Farms in Shelton has put summer into high gear with the Red, White & Blue Kickoff of their farmers’ market on July 1 from 3:30-6:30 and the  launch of a Farm-to-Table Cooking Series in The Harvest Kitchen. Jones’ farmers’ market features local food and farmers, cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, a kid’s activity, and in celebration of the 4th of July, patriotic music by Fran Scarpa and the Youth Connection’s cast of Annie Get Your Gun. While you’re there, take a look at the new offerings in their Farm-to-Table Cooking series, including farm-style cooking classes, wine and food pairing classes, and children’s farm education programs.

Family Class: Picnic on the Lawn

Wednesday, July 6, 4:30-7:30

Bring the family for an evening on the farm, harvesting fresh produce, cooking together, and enjoying simple summer dinners.

Cost: $60 for an adult/child pair, includes meal

Menu: Ants on a Log, Butterfly Pasta Salad, Caterpillar Fruit Kabobs, Stack Your Own Adventure Sandwich, and Backpack Cookies

Click here to view the complete schedule of cooking classes and events.

Click here to view the complete schedule of farmers’ markets and events.

Jones Winery is open for the season. For  $6.75 plus tax, you will enjoy a sample tasting of 6 Jones’ wines in a beautiful Tasting Room. The fee includes a keepsake 2011 Jones Winery logo wine glass. The Tasting Room is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm.  Read our article about Jones Winery.

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