Friday, September 14, 2012

Is Your Apple Pie a Winner? Enter the West Stockbridge Farmers Market Apple Pie Contest

Join Amy Cotler, author of The Locavore Way, at the West Stockbridge Farmers Market on Thursday, September 20th, 2012

From Amy:
“What a great job! I’ve been asked to judge your tasty pies in my hometown. So, please bring your best pie, made with fresh local apples. Stay and taste 'em.”

September 20th, 2012
West Stockbridge, MA, Farmers' Market
Merritt Green on Harris Street opposite the Post Office
Farmers' Market Hours: Thursdays, 3 PM – 7 PM

Farmers' Market Contest Rules
  • Pies and fillings must be made from scratch. 
  • We strongly encourage the use of local apples. 
  • No other fruits may be mixed in. 
  • No pies requiring refrigeration should be submitted. 
  • Recipe with your name and contact information should be submitted. 
  • This is a blind tasting, so the judge won’t see your name. *We’ll make every effort to return empty pans, so please mark them.* 
  • Drop off between 3:00 PM and 3:30 PM only. 
  • If you can’t drop them off by 3:30 PM, call 917-209-0926 to arrange for drop-off. 
  • Judging will start at 5:00 PM.
Pies Are Judged By:
  • Appearance, 15 points 
  • Crust, 20 points 
  • Filling, 25 points 
  • Overall pie, 30 points 
  • Creativity, 10 points
The Contest
Awards will follow when the results are in. Amy Cotler’s book, The Locavore Way, will be a prize!

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