2014 Pumpkin Carving Contest

Pumpkins, pumpkins and more Pumpkins

Pumpkins_2012_04Sharpen up your pumpkin carving skills. Bring your hand-carved or decorated pumpkin to the market to be on display and then be judged by Abby Rovaldi, Attleboro Arts Museum program coordinator and artist.

Get your pumpkins to the Market by 11 a.m., judging around noontime.

CLICK HERE for a video look at last year’s entries.

Kim from Ugly Dog Books will be here at 10 a.m. to read to the AFM families, “Too Many Pumpkins” by Linda White. And through Kim’s generosity each family will be able to bring a copy of the book home too!! We invite everyone to visit the craft table to make a pumpkin themed craft too!! Continue reading “2014 Pumpkin Carving Contest”

2014 Apple Pie Contest

 Apple Pie contest 2014Saturday, October 18 is the Apple Pie Contest day!


  1. The Contest is open to anyone wishing to bake an APPLE PIE.
  2. Only Double Crust Apple Pies will be accepted, no Crumbles, Crisps, Betty’s or Pan Dowdy’s allowed. Official Attleboro Farmers Market Apple Pie Contest Board of Directors ruling as to eligibility will be final.
  3. Pie MUST be checked in by 10:30 a.m. on contest day (10/18/14). We will turn away latecomers.
  4. No other fruits may be added (juices OK).
  5. Pies that need special handling, refrigeration or heating elements are not allowed.
  6. The finished pie cannot contain raw/uncooked eggs (white or yokes). Egg must reach 160 degrees to be considered cooked. Official Attleboro Farmers Market Apple Pie Contest judge’s ruling as to eligibility will be final.
  7. We recommend that pies are baked in disposable pans only, as pans will not be returned.
  8. Pies will be scored on Appearance, Crust, Filling and Overall Flavor/Taste.
  9. The top five winners will receive ribbons and prizes.
  10. Following judging, the pies will be distributed to the crowd with a suggested donation of $2.00. Proceeds will go to the Hebron Food Pantry. Continue reading “2014 Apple Pie Contest”