Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Kernels of creativity were on display in the Farmers Best Popcorn Creations contest, judged Saturday, August 14, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
In the Carmel Corn class, Brooklynn Sedlock of Indianola won first place and a $75 cash award.
Sara Carslson of Des Moines earned second place and $50.
Sedlock also won first place and $75 in the Popcorn Balls class.
Emma Crouse of Indianola earned second palace and $50. Erin Kramer of Nevada claimed third place and $25.
Entries were judged on taste, appearance and creativity.
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.