First Berry Pie Contest slated

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Registration has been waived for the first Berry Pie Contest, taking place at 8 a.m. on Aug. 10 at the Edmonson Building, located at 613 Main St. in Cassville. The event is sponsored by the Garden Sass Farmers Market Association.

The contest is open to anyone, but restrictions do apply. Pies must be made of berries and no other fruit. Pies must also be baked in an aluminum foil pan, with the entrant's name, address and contact information printed on an index card.

Pies must be turned in no later than 8 a.m. on Aug. 10.

Judging will take place in both youth and adult divisions. Ribbons will be awarded for the best single berry pie; best mixed berry pie, and best crust. A trophy will be awarded for the best champion pie.

Entertainment will be provided by the Ozark Mountain Boys of Pineville.

Following the judging, pies will be auctioned, with proceeds to benefit the Barry County Meals on Wheels program.

Winners will be announced at 11 a.m. on the courthouse steps.

For more information, call 501-317-9065.

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