Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Jordyn Siepker of Des Moines won first place and a $500 cash award in the Best Fruit Cobbler, Bettie and Buckle contest, judged Sunday, August 15, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Susie Jones of Winterset claimed second place and $250 cash. Angela Miller of West Des Moines earned third place and $125.
Entries were judged on taste, originality and appearance.
The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 134 divisions, 603 classes and nearly 6500 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Urban Air.