On Monday, September 23, 2019, the Berks County Conservation District hosted it’s annual A Bite of Berks Fundraiser to benefit the District’s Scholarship Fund. What a fantastic night filled with delicious foods all prepared with an ingredient grown or produced in Berks County, music by Mountain Folk Trio, and prizes donated by businesses throughout the county.
Thank you to all of our participants and event sponsors for helping to make the event a HUGE success.
This year’s participants included: Around the Family Table, Boyer’s Market & Catering, Comalli Taqueria, Deerfoot Vineyard & Winery, Reading Soda Works, Smokehouse Food Truck, Stonekeep Meadery & Wine Cellars, Sweet Cakes, The Shop, The Windsor Inn, TwoCan Kettle Corn, Way-Har Farms, & Whistlin’ Dixie Bar-B-Q.
This year’s sponsors included: Enders, McCarthy Engineering, Ruhl & Associates, LLC., Runwell Solutions, Inc., & Tompkins VIST Bank.
Thank you to the following persons and businesses who donated prizes for our silent auction: Align Your Life Chiropractic Health & Wellness Center, Amanda Carroll, Benchwarmer’s Coffee & Doughnuts, Blue Marsh Market, Boyer Engineering, Clyde Myers, Christine Griesemer, Colebrookdale Railroad, The Corondi Family, Goggle Works Center for the Arts, Griesemer Beekeeping LLC, Levan Stone Art, Oley Valley Feed, Ozzy’s Family Fun Center, Pikeville Equipment, Reading Public Museum, Reading Soda Works, Redner’s Warehouse Markets, Robesonia Redware, Sight and Sound Theaters, Tammy Bartsch, Weaver’s Hardware Store, & Werley’s Auto Service Center.
We would like to congratulate the winners of the four tasting categories including:
BEST SOUP, SALAD, or APPETIZER:
- 1st Place – The Windsor Inn (Smoked Cabbage and Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese)
- 2nd Place – Around the Family Table (Loaded Potato Soup)
- 3rd Place – Boyer’s Market and Catering (Pepper Cabbage)
BEST SOUP, SALAD, or APPETIZER
The Windsor Inn – Smoked Cabbage and Tomato Soup with Grilled Cheese
BEST MAIN DISH:
- 1st Place – Comalli Taqueria (Tinga Chicken)
- 2nd Place – Whistlin’ Dixie BBQ (Brisket Tacos)
- 3rd Place – Boyer’s Market and Catering (Chicken Pot Pie)
BEST MAIN DISH
Comalli Taqueria – Tinga Chicken
- 1st Place – Way-Har Farms (Ice Cream)
- 2nd Place – Sweet Cakes (Snickerdoodle Cookies)
- 3rd Place – The Windsor Inn (Peach Crisp)
Way-Har Farms – Ice Cream
- 1st Place – Reading Soda Works
- 2nd Place – Stonekeep Meadery
- 3rd Place – Deerfoot Vineyard & Winery
Reading Soda Works