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September 23, 2010
Apple Pie Contest at the Farmers Market


So you think you make the best apple pie? Or maybe your mum does? Here's your chance to prove it.

Be part of the Farmers Markets' Harvest Festival on Sunday, October 2nd at the West End Market by submitting your best BC apple pie! Celebrity judges will decide who makes the best pie using BC apples.

1st Place Winner will receive: $50 in Market Money, 5 pounds of local apples, a brand new Farmers Market canvas bag, and the winning pie recipe will be published in the Farmers Market Newsletter and the eatlocal.org website.

2nd Place Winner will receive: $20 in Market Money, 5 pounds of local apples, a brand new Farmers Market canvas bag, and pie recipe published in the Farmers Market Newsletter and the eatlocal.org website.

3rd Place Winner will receive: 5 pounds of local apples, a brand new Farmers Market canvas bag, and pie recipe published in the Farmers Market Newsletter and the eatlocal.org website.

Eligibility: Everyone is welcome to submit a pie to the contest! All judging will be anonymous.


Requirements:

a) Entry fee is $10 and we are limited to the first 15 entrants

b) NO store bought pastry shells or fillings. Pies ONLY. NO tarts or crisps.

c) Your recipe may be your own creation or your favourite
-Give your recipe a name - be creative!
- Include 2 copies of the recipe - print your name on one and leave the other anonymous
- Include 2 lists of the ingredients - print your name on one and leave the other anonymous

d) Please use an aluminum pie plate and bring one 9-inch pie.

f ) Pies must use apples grown in BC - please note on your recipe the variety of apples used

Judging Criteria: Pies will be judged based on the following: 50% Taste, 25% Appearance, 25% Originality/Creativity.

Please pre-register by filling out this form. Return it to the Information booth at the Vancouver Farmers Market, or e-mail your contact info to robyn@eatlocal.org. Entries must be turned in by Thursday, September 30th.



Name: __________________________________________________________________
Address: ________________________________________________________________
Phone Number: _________________ Email:____________________________________



Pies are to be dropped off at the West End Farmers Market between 9 and 10 am on Saturday, October 2nd, 2010. Judging will take place between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Winners will be announced at 1:30pm. Judges will be chosen by the Vancouver Farmers Market Society. Winners agree to have their recipe, name and photograph published on www.eatlocal.org.
All decisions are final.









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