For grocery shopping, Farmington has its own supermarket, Wade’s Market Center on Route 96. The closest Wegmans supermarkets are on Eastern Boulevard (Routes 5 & 20) in Canandaigua, about 13 miles north; and in Newark (Wayne County), about 15 miles northeast. Top’s Friendly Markets also has a grocery store in Canandaigua, at 5150 North St. at Route 332. For retail shopping, Eastview Mall and the surrounding area in Victor have plenty of shopping options. Eastview is one of the largest and perhaps the most upscale mall in the region. Just next door to or across the road from the mall you’ll find other stores such as Kmart, Target and BJ’s Wholesale Club. The Ontario Antiques Mall Co-Op on Route 332 is a huge indoor flea market complex..
Farmington is covered by four school districts. Depending on where they live in town, students attend either the Victor, Manchester-Shortsville, or Palmyra-Macedon central school district or the Canandaigua City School District. The closest hospitals are F.F. Thompson in Canandaigua and Clifton Springs Hospital in Clifton Springs (about 17 miles east). Farmington does not have its own library; the closest libraries are in neighboring Victor, Clifton Springs and East Bloomfield.