No Farmers Market On July 12th & MIFM Pie Baking Contest

Mercer Island Farmers Market will be closed on Sunday, July 12th, because The Pirates of Summer Celebration will be marauding around Mercerdale Park. If you need to locate another farmers market to tide you over until Sunday July 19th, check out the list over at Puget Sound Fresh.

640px-22-pie_crimped Are you a pie baking extraordinaire? Then here is a contest for you. This short break in the market season will give you some time to think about what kind of pie you would like to bake for the Mercer Island Farmers Market Berry Pie Bake Contest. It’s open to all amateur bakers; pastries/crust and fillings must be homemade, plus each pie must include a bottom and side crust. A registration form must be filled out for each entry and include a donation of $5.00. The contest is limited to 2 entries per person. Proceeds will be donated to MIYFS Food Pantry. Click here for a registration form. Registration deadline is August 1, 2015

3 Ways To Register For the Contest

  • The google doc registration form can be filled out and submitted online. The registration fee can be paid via PayPal or mail a check mailed to MIFM, PO Box 71, Mercer Island, WA 98040.
  • Mail registration form and fee to MIFM, PO Box 71, Mercer Island, WA 98040. Please make checks payable to MIFM
  • Drop off your registration form and payment to MIFM Market Information Booth, Sundays, 10am to 3pm

There will be cash and prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. The content will include the following age categories: up to 12 yrs old, 13 yrs to 17 yrs old, 18 yrs. old and above.

Good luck to all the bakers, and see you at the MIFM on Sunday. July 19th!

Photo: “22-pie crimped” by Kellen. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons –

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