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Inaugural Taste of Farmington Raises Funds for Food Bank

By May 25, 2017Connecticut, Top News
A cocktail sample.

The Taste of Farmington, presented by Cure Restaurant and Bar in Unionville and the Farmington Food Pantry, offered tastes from more than 20 different food and drink vendors from in and around the greater Farmington Valley on April 28 at Farmington Gardens. Spirit, beer and wine samples were provided by Allan S. Goodman, Back East Brewing Co., Black Hog Brewing Co., Brescome Barton, Connecticut Distributors, Inc., Firefly Hollow Brewing Co., Hartley & Parker, Slocum & Sons and Stony Creek Brewing. Area restaurants included 4 Eat & Drink, Apricots Restaurant, Taprock Beer Bar & Refuge, Cake Gypsy, Cugino’s Restaurant of Farmington, Cure Restaurant and Bar, Farmington Gardens, The Firehouse Smoker, Greenhouse Café & Tavern, Max a Mia Ristorante, Millwrights, The North House, Wood-n-Tap. Local farms, such as Sub Edge Farm, Griffin Farmstead, Maizey’s Market, Jillybean’s Farmstead and Clark Farms, also showcased their offerings through creative dishes. The event raised more than $18,000 to benefit the Farmington Food Bank. The Kenny Mehler Band provided musical entertainment for the evening.

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