SCOTTSVILLE, NY, 2016-Sep-10 — /EPR Retail News/ — Stokoe Farms Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Fest will honor Wegmans’ 100th anniversary in its annual corn maze. The three-acre maze is the image of the heart-shaped “Wegmans Veggies” logo surrounded by a “corn”ucopia of vegetables. Farm guests are welcome to explore the maze from September 17th through October 30th.
“Stokoe Farms is over 200 years old, so we know the hard work and dedication it takes to create such an enduring legacy,” said Suzanne Stokoe, sixth Generation Farmer. “We wanted to honor Wegmans’ 100th anniversary for the accomplishment that it is. The Wegman family has done a great deal for the Rochester community, and this is a fun way to recognize the family’s contribution and heritage.”
For the opening weekends of September 17-18 and September 24-25, Wegmans and Stokoe Farms are offering $2 off the regular $14 ticket price when customers use their Shoppers Club Card at any “That’s T.H.E Ticket” location found at all Wegmans service desks. Stokoe Farms is also donating $1 to Foodlink for every ticket purchased for the September 17-18 weekend.
“This has been an incredible year, celebrating our 100th anniversary with our customers and the community,” said Wegmans President Colleen Wegman, “We can’t thank Stokoe Farms enough for honoring us in this fun, unique way, and giving us the opportunity to continue celebrating with our customers this fall.”
Stokoe Farms is a Pumpkin Patch & Christmas tree farm located just 20 minutes south of the Rochester airport. The farm welcomes guests to enjoy more than 35 activities including hay rides, bounce pillows, a picture maze with Maize-o-poly maze game, a straw fort, farm animals, a barnyard barrel train, a spider web, pedal karts and so much more. Great fun for all ages, because…”The Best Traditions Begin Here.”
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 90-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 19 consecutive years, ranking #4 in 2016.
Tracy Van Auker
Wegmans media relations coordinator
Julie Izzo Niedzwick
Stokoe Farms marketing director
Source: Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.