The CT Specialty Food Association (CSFA) held its 14th annual Product Awards Competition on Tuesday, March 22, 2016, at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. Over 165 specialty food items from Connecticut’s budding specialty food community entered into 39 categories with hopes of receiving the prestigious Food Product of the Year award.
Garlic lovers flock each year to the Annual Connecticut Garlic & Harvest Festival to provision themselves with new crop garlic for the next winter, attend garlic growing lectures and cooking demos, and shop for specialty garlic products ranging from garlic sea salt to garlic oils. This enormous festival (200 vendors last year) will be held for the eighth year on October 6 and 7 from 10-5 at the Bethlehem Fairgrounds. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $1 for children under 12.