Iowa State Fair

Food - Board Fun

August 13, 2022

Charcuterie boards were put on display in the Board Fun contest, judged Thursday, August 11, at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Mary Burr of Iowa City was the overall winner.

Additional results follow:

Board Fun - Traditional Board

1) Mary Burr, Iowa City

2) Natalie Larson, Des Moines

3) Rose Ridgway, Johnston

Board Fun - Anything Goes

1) Susan Schultz, Haverhill

2) Sara Carlson, Des Moines

3) Pamela Reynolds, Norwalk

Entries were judged on uniqueness, taste and appearance.

The Iowa State Fair Food Department is the largest of any state fair in the country. There are 128 divisions, 615 classes and nearly 6,300 entries at this year’s Fair. Food Department judging is held in the Elwell Family Food Center sponsored by Urban Air Adventure Park.