Bennington Farmers’ Market to Hold Pie Contest
The Bennington Farmers’ Market will be held Saturday October 18, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Riverwalk Park on Depot Street in Bennington, Vt. Join our region’s farmers and producers for the best in fresh local vegetables, cheeses, meats, eggs, prepared foods and specialty items and crafts. Invisible Jams will provide music for the market. Andrea Malinowski will host Zumba at the kids’ tent. October 18 also features the market’s apple pie contest, open to all individuals. The apple pies will be judged by three food service professionals. They must be brought to the market between 10 and 11 a.m. and registered at the pie judging tent; judging will begin at 12 noon. There will be prizes for first, second and third places. Pies must be baked at home by the contestant using local apples and cooled before entry. Hot out-of-the-oven pies will be penalized by the judges.