If you can pickle it, you can enter it! Judged by our panel of celebrity judges with the help of the People's Favorite Jar Decoration to crown the winners in 4 categories and 2 divisions. PIckles will be judged on appearance, color, flavor and texture. Decorate your Jar for the chance to win People's Choice!
Get all major produce supplies from one or more of our market vendors and get yourself entered for a BONUS prize!
Adult Division: $15 per entry
Youth Division: $10 per entry
Pre-Registration begins August 20, canned/preserved entries can be dropped off September 27th, October 1, October 4, October 6 or on October 8 between 11am and 11:45am at the Market. Need not be present to compete.
Picklicious Contest Details
2 Age Divisions - Youth & Adult
Multiple Categories - Sweet, Spicy, Traditional and Non-Traditional
Prizes for 1st and 2nd in each category and division
Prize for the People's Choice Pickle Jar Decoration
Salsa Showdown pre-registration will open August 20
Tasted and Tried! Five judges solved the dill-imma of a problem to choose the winners.
We loved seeing the creations for our first-ever Picklicious event and thank everyone for entering. Congratulations to our 2022 Picklicious Contest Winners!
🥒 Traditional Pickles:
Champion - Paulette D.
Runner Up - Ann O.
🥕 Root Vegetables:
Champion - Sandy N.
Runner Up - Kitty T.
🥒 Sweet Pickles:
Champion - Ann O.
Runner Up - Keli R.
A national contest is on to name the best market! If we get enough votes we'll win $10,000 to support all things community and local within our market - but first we have to win "Favorite Market" and we're a few votes behind.
It's free and easy to vote. It does require an email address to ensure that actual people are placing votes.
Vote & Share until September 18
The community is invited to enjoy an entire meal grown and produced by Farmer's Market members. Graciously sponsored by the Ward County Farmer's Union. This meal showcases the importance of farming, local producers, and the education of the next generation to prosper in ND.
FREE WILL OFFERING to attend
Tuesday, September 13 - 5:30pm & 6:30pm
Limited Tickets Available
We're looking for the youngest farmers, bakers, and makers to bring their goods and make a few sales!
Do you have a young entrepreneur in your home? Get them started on inventory and register them for their very own booth to be set up alongside or Market Members on Saturday, September 24. Registration opens August 10.
FREE to Participate and Attend
Saturday, September 24
9am - 12pm
We're sending out the season with this last event that will combine all things fall into one week of fun!
Pumpkins, Gourds, Corn Stalks, and Costumes - OH MY!
Pumkin Decorating, Costume Parades, Fall Crafts, and all things autumn to taste and take home.
All week long October 13-22
Details coming soon
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