Make the most of this last weekend in February by finding a delicious and enjoyable way to support a small-scale, Finger Lakes food producer! We’ve rounded up a few ideas here. They include a free virtual wine and cheese pairing, an online cooking class featuring the sustainably-made Finger Lakes Wine Flour, and the opportunity to enjoy a stack of pancakes served with delicious, farm-fresh maple syrup.
Friday, February 26
5:30 p.m. Virtual Tasting with Red Newt Cellars: Lively Run Goat Dairy and Red Newt Wine Cellars are teaming up for this virtual (and free!) tasting and cheese pairing! It will feature 4 delicious wines and cheeses.
Saturday, Feb. 27
10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Canandaigua Winter Farmers Market: This winter farmer’s market located at the Antis Street Lot (South Main Street Behind Frequentem Brewing) runs just about every other Saturday until May 22. It features the products of about 30 vendors that consist of local farmers and small-scale food producers.
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Finger Lakes Wine Flour Warming Winter Recipes: Spend a few hours learning to make some delectable comfort foods with the locally and sustainably made Finger Lakes wine flour! Recipes you’ll learn during this virtual class include Riesling Sausage, Broccoli Mac and Cheese, Merlot Cocktail Meatballs & Cabernet Hungarian Goulash.
5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.: Full Moon Ski at Cumming Nature Center in Naples: Glide along trails lit by lanterns and moonlight, then enjoy a bonfire, free popcorn, and $1 hot beverages!
Sunday, Feb. 28
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pancake Sundays at Kettle Ridge Farm: Enjoy a stack of pancakes and other delicious breakfast comfort foods served with farm-fresh maple syrup at this drive-up event in Victor! Pre-orders must be submitted by noon on Friday.