2015 Pie Contest Winners

Congrats to 2015 Pie Contest Winners! 542216_529458000403522_910559566_n
Out of 40 delicious entries, our judges chose:

Best Traditional Apple Pie: Apple Pie with Love by Vanessa Gallion
Most Beautiful Pie: French Apple Tart by Pam Lotke
Most Unusual Pie: Plum Lucky Apple Pie, Sarah Goupell,
Yummy Mess: Apple Chapel Pie by Emily and Willa Boteig
Best Kids Pie: Apple Raspberry Pie by Bridget Griffith

Thanks to judges, Danny Wells, Chef and Partner of Republic, Andy Shallal, owner of Busboys and Poets, Kate Stewart, Takoma Park Councilmember and Mayoral Candidate and Tom Hucker, Montgomery County Council Member.

2016 Takoma Park Farmers Market Pie Contest Winners

Thanks to the record 57 pie bakers who participated in the 2016 Takoma Park Farmers Market Pie Contest! And thanks to all those who came out to eat the delicious creations! We raised $956 for the market SNAP Match Fund.

While everyone was a winner in our book, here are who the judges selected:

Best Apple Pie: Jennifer and Maya, Classic Apple Pie

Best Peach Pie: Danielle Kahn, Bourbon Ginger Peach Pie

Best Other Pie (sweet): Amanda Shepherd, Not Yo Mama’s Chocolate and Bourbon Pie

Best Other Pie (savory): Madhura Valverde, Spiced Lamb Pie

Best Kid’s Pie: Lucy Holland, Strapple

Most Unusual Pie: June Lovelady Allen, Marvelous Melon Pie 

Yummy Mess: Britt Jung, Tomato Corn Pie

2016 Judges:

Mayor Kate Stewart

Councilmember Tim Male

Councilmember Peter Kovar

Food Writer Nevin Martell

Republic Partner Danny Wells

Takoma Bev Co Partner Chris Brown


2017 Pie Contest Winners

2017 Pie Contest Winners

Thanks to everyone who participated in 2017. We had 55 entries and raised $1,000 for the market’s SNAP (food stamp) match program. Congratulations to our 2017 winners!

Best Apple Pie – Apple Pie by Jennifer Alexander
Best Peach Pie – Peach Ginger Pie by Carol Mitten
Most Unusual Pie – Pumpkin Chai Pie by Nicole Joerres
Yummy Mess – Raspberry Cream by Sofia Rojas Collins
Best Kid’s Pie – Peach Marshmallow Pie by Nina Della Giacoma

In Season

Please note: the shopping list is offered as a guide as to what is in season. Items listed many not be at the market or available on a given week.