Just in time for the warmer weather, Simsbury Patch readers have risen to the occasion to recommend the best place to find a great dish- or scoop- of ice cream.
And by a narrow margin of 121 votes, the winner is: .
The choices were:
The 265-acre farm in West Simsbury is probably most well-known for its homemade ice cream. Tulmeadow Farm makes over 50 varieties of everyone's favorite frozen treat.
Tulmeadow farm has been farmed by members of the Tuller family since 1768. The year-round farm store sells produce, grass-fed beef, locally produced milk, honey, maple syrup, fudge and cheese.
There were 180 votes cast in this week's Readers' Choice poll. Tulmeadow Farm topped the chart with 149 votes. J. Foster's came in a distant second with just 28 votes.
Here's what readers had to say in the comments section:
"Tulmeadow no doubt" -Gregg Seiderer
"Hands down - Tulmeadow!" -Sam Viano
"Tulmeadow has it all. Beautiful setting, great people and of course excellent ice cream." -Andrew Davenport
"Tulmeadow!!!!" -Karen Moulton
Thanks for your nominations and votes, and don't forget to post your reviews of these businesses in our Patch directory (click on the links in blue above). On Monday, our Readers' Choice category is "Favorite Liquor Store" so check back for the chance to vote for your favorite.