ECA to Sponsor 5th Annual Local Foods Culinary Arts Contest

Published 12:44 pm Tuesday, September 25, 2018

By Dee Furlough

Extension Agent, Family and Consumer Science

The Tyrrell County Extension and Community Association (ECA) will sponsor the fifth Annual Local Foods Culinary Arts Contest as part of the Scuppernong River Festival. Entries should be from locally grown produce and/or game.  This event is open to anyone ages 6 and up. Categories are: Canned Fruit, Dried Fruit, Canned Vegetable, Dried Vegetable, Canned Meat/Fish, Dried Meat, Wine, Jam/Preserves, Jelly, Pickles and Relish and Other.  Registration form and entries are due at the Tyrrell County Extension Center in Columbia, on Friday, October 12 between 8 am and 12 noon.  1st place winners in each category will receive a blue ribbon, 2nd place winners will receive a red ribbon and all other entries will receive a green participant ribbon.  Grand Prize winners in each age division (6-12, 13-17, 18 and up) will receive a purple ribbon. Entries will be on display at the Information Booth during the Scuppernong River Festival on October 13.  Contact Dee Furlough today for your entry form at 796-1581 or