Show off your baking skills by entering the first annual Branstool Orchards Apple Pie Baking Contest!
Turn in two pies, made completely from scratch, to the market in Utica between 8am & 6pm on Friday, November 2nd.
Each pie must be in an unmarked disposable pie tin & include a typed or hand-written recipe.
Only amateur bakers may enter the contest.
All pies must include apples as the main ingredient.
Pies will be judged on a scale of 1-10 on (A) Appearance (B) Flavor (C) Texture
Winners agree to allow Branstool Orchards to publish their recipes and photos of their pies on their website and social media outlets.
Entries require name, phone number, email, and recipe.
All pies will be judged on Friday night by our panel of judges and winners announced on Saturday. All pies will be sold by the slice at the market on Saturday and proceeds donated to the local food bank.
First Place Winner = $50
Second Place Winner = $25
Third Place Winner = $15
The ladies who make the delicious jams and jellies at Urban Spreads in Columbus, Ohio will be here to provide samples and suggestions of the many ways to use their products. In addition to the many varieties fruity, peppery, chocolatey jams they make, they will also have samples of the 'Just Peachy' and 'Peach Cobbler' jam they make using Branstool Orchards peaches.
Unkle Timz Gourmet Salsa will be here providing samples of his fresh and flavorful salsa. Unkle Timz is locally made in small batches. Flavors include mild, medium, hot, extra hot, mango, garlic, and of course, peach and peach with a kick made from Branstool Orchards peaches. Stop by to find out which flavor is your favorite and take home a jar from our farm market.
Stop by between Noon and 4PM on Sunday to experience some of the yummiest popsicles you've ever tasted! J-POPS has more than 50 flavors of pops sold throughout Columbus. J-POPS was selected as one of the Top 10 Local Products in Columbus for 2016 & 2017. J-POPS was judged Best Dessert at the 2017 Taste of Bexley and was voted Best Sweet Treat of 2016 at the Best Bites event. These ice pops are truly a special treat made from fruit and herbs. There will even be peach ones! www.myjpops.com
Join us in between rows of peach trees in the orchard on a Saturday evening and learn how to paint a still life of peaches. Lori from Lori's Art Studio in Granville, Ohio will be here to guide you step by step to create your own painting in a beautiful 'Plein Air' setting. The $40 registration fee includes the canvas and all painting materials as well as refreshments and 1/4 peck of peaches to take home with you and your new piece of art. No experience required. It should be a fun and creative evening in the orchard. Rain date is the following Saturday, August 25. Sign up in our market or go to Lori's website at www.lorisartsandcrafts.com
The Granville Gourmet Whoopie Pie lady will be here demonstrating how she makes her yummy whoopie pies. We carry them in our freezer section for our customers and if you find a sample you love you can buy it in our market. She has a wide selection to choose from including Buckeye, Lemon Poppyseed, Chocolate Cream, Red Velvet, Traditional, etc.
Huckleberry Homestead, a home baker from Hilliard, Ohio will be here from 1-5PM to provide samples of her cobblers, pies, and breads. She uses Branstool Orchards peaches and apples and we will have plenty of her baked goods in our market for sell. Come sample the homemade deliciousness!
The ladies who make the delicious jams and jellies at Urban Spreads in Columbus, Ohio will be here to provide samples and suggestions of the many ways to use their products. In addition to the many varieties of jams they make, they will also have samples of the 'Just Peachy' and 'Peach Cobbler' jam they make using Branstool Orchards peaches.