Farmer’s market keeps cooking with festival, contest
aebbie eughes didn’t sound at all disappointed when she heard there was a tie in one of the categories at the baking contest she was helping judge on the last day of this year’s fndian salley carmers jarketK
“aoes that mean we have to retaste?” eughes enthusedK “te’ll retasteK”
kot necessaryI mam BakerI chairwoman of the market’s call earvest cestivalI saidK qhere was a prize goody bag for each of the wLnnHrV, VR WKH finDO dHFLVLRn wDV a tie in the miscellaneous category between Ruth Raisner’s goblins with pumpkin dip and the pumpkin bread pudding with pecan strussel caramel drizzle made by hathleen earrisK
fn the cakes categoryI the win went to pandra teidman for her gluten-free and sugar-free pumpkin cranberry upside down cakeK
qhe variety of entries made WKH MudJLnJ PRrH dLIfiFuOW, SFRWW eillegassI another of the judgesI saidK
“ft made it very interestingK qhey were all very goodI” eillegass saidK
qhe lctK NP call earvest cestival and Baking Contest capped off the NMth year for the farmers marketI held in the parking lot at menn Avenue and jain ptreet in qelford each paturday morning during the local growing seasonK
collowing the contestI attendees at the market got to sample the entriesK
qhose who weren’t thereI thoughI will also get a chance to make and taste all the recipes that have been entered in the Berried qreasure or call earvest cooking contests in the past few years at the marketK
“te’re keeping all the recipes and we’re compiling a farmers market cookbook and actually that’ll probably be ready for next yearI” Baker saidK
qhe recipes include ingredients that can be purchased at the farmers marketK qhe harvest one focused on recipes featuring pumpkin or applesK
qhe fndian salley carmers jarket is part of the programs initiated and run by poudertonqelford jain ptreetsK
Along with eillegassI who is chairman of the jain ptreets board and a qelford Borough Council memberI and eughesI who with her husbandI jikeI owns gK pK ptover BeveragesI the other judge in this year’s baking contest was Brian tasserI president of Brian RK tasserI BuilderLContractorK
“te try to get judges who are either community leaders or owners of businesses in the areaI” BakerI a jain ptreets volunteerI saidK
ptudents from the Barn pchool of aance also performed lctK NP at the farmers marketK
Scott Hillegass, left, Brian Wasser and Debbie Hughes begin judging the items entered in the baking contest at the Indian Valley Farmers Market Saturday, Oct. 13.
Ruth Raisner, one of the two winners in the miscellaneous category, poses with one of her goblin cookies from her Goblins with Pumpkin Dip entry in the baking contest.
Dancers from the Barn Studio of Dance in Souderton perform during the Indian Valley Farmers Market.
Kathleen Harris, one of the two winners in the miscellaneous category, poses with her pumpkin bread pudding entry in the baking contest.