The first annual NJ Farmers Fest will be held on September 17 and 18 at Crystal Springs, Hamburg, with 100 farmers, food artisans, local beer and wine producers and live bands as well as food seminars, tastings and fun, family-oriented activities. Interested vendors can contact Mitch Morrison at [email protected].
OTHER NJ FOOD EVENTS
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22
The Ho-Ho-Kus Inn, One East Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus, will host a rose wine and sparkling rose wine tasting. 6:30 PM; $35 plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 201-445-4115.
THURSDAY, JUNE 23
THE WINES OF SUMMER WITH MARK ALTOM
A Wines of Summer with Mark Altom dinner will be held at The Frog and the Peach, 29 Dennis Street, New Brunswick. 7 PM; $120. Reservations: 732- 846-3216.
FRIDAY, JUNE 24 TO SUNDAY JUNE 26
SEA ISLE FOOD TRUCK FEST
The Sea Isle Food Truck Fest will be held at 63rd and Landis Ave, Sea Isle City, from noon to 8 PM on Friday and Saturday and noon to 5 PM on Sunday. Information at the event website.
SATURDAY, JUNE 25
BREW AT THE ZOO—PARTY WITH THE ANIMALS
Brew at the Zoo will be held at Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, with brewers and craft beer vendors in attendance. 6 to 9 PM; $60; $15.50 for designated drivers; VIP, $110. Tickets at their website.
WINE COMPARISON CLASS AND DINNER – OLD WORLD/NEW WORLD!
Carol Berman, founder of Class in a Glass/Take Home Sommelier, will teach a Wine Comparison Class and Dinner—The Big Grapes, at The Farm Cooking School, 1998 Daniel Bray Highway, Stockton. A dinner will be prepared and served by chefs Shelley Wiseman and Ian Knauer. 5 to 9 PM; $90. For reservations call 646-236-0605 or e-mail [email protected].
SATURDAY, JUNE 25 AND SUNDAY, JUNE 26
WINE AND CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL
A Wine and Chocolate Festival will be held at Monmouth Park, 175 Oceanport Avenue, Oceanport, featuring winery tastings, chocolate and live music. 11:30 AM to 5 PM; wine sampling, $10 for chocolate sampling, $7, $15 for both. Information at this website.
NJ BEER & FOOD FESTIVAL
All things beer will be at the New Jersey Beer & Food Festival which will be held at Crystal Springs, Route 94 and Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg. This two-day extravaganza will feature beer tastings, a beer and chocolate seminar, yoga with beer tasting, golf tournament and more. The main event tasting will take place June 25 for guests 21 & over only, and on Sunday families can partake of rides and activities for kids of all ages. Under the tent, beer aficionados can sample over 120 beers, including many craft brews, along with BBQ pulled pork, German bratwurst, spit-roasted Berkshire pork and more. Tickets are $75 on Saturday, $55 on Sunday (2 day package is $110, Sunday ticket holders receive 25% off overnight stay at Grand Cascades Lodge). Tickets for Beer Festival events are available at the event website.
SUNDAY, JUNE 26
CRAB & LOBSTERFEST
A six-course Crab & Lobsterfest will be held at Andre’s Lakeside Dining, 112 Tomahawk Trail, Sparta. Reservations: 973-726-6000; BYO.
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