Pie Contest Rules

Takoma Park Farmers Market Pie Contest Rules

Bake your best 1 or 2 crust pie using your favorite farmers market seasonal ingredient (produce or other) or any combination.   Filing must be homemade and crusts are strongly encouraged to be homemade. Seasonal ingredients must be the main ingredient of the pies.

Contest open to amateur bakers only. Bakers may enter as many pies as desired.

Present your fresh baked, unsliced, 8-10 inch pie between 11:00am and 11:30am on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the tent located at the Takoma Park Farmers Market Community Corner (corner of Carroll and Laurel Aves). Judging will take place starting at 11:30am. Please label the bottom of your pie plate with your name and phone number and also provide an accompanying card with pie name, pie recipe,  and your name.

Pies and copies of the recipes will become the property of the Takoma Park Farmers Market and the recipes may be shared on its website and through social media.

Pies will be offered to the public for donations after the contest.  All money received will be donated to Takoma Park Farmers Market SNAP (food stamp) Match Program.

Pie plates will be available for pick up immediately following the event.  If plate is not picked up then, the market cannot guarantee return.

Pies will be judged and prizes will be awarded. Prize categories:

Prize Categories:
Best Apple Pie
Best Peach Pie
Best Other Pie
Best Kid’s Pie
Most Unusual Pie
Yummy Mess Award

Celebrity judges:

Kate Stewart, City of Takoma Park Mayor

Danny Wells, Chef and Partner at Republic

Peter Kovar, City of Takoma Park Councilmember, Ward 1

Tim Male,  City of Takoma Park Councilmember, Ward 2

Marcello Mina, owner of Trattoria Da Lina

Tyrone Collington, Captain, City of Takoma Park Police