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Olivia Smith of Winterset won first place in the Fresh Vegetable Creations competition judged Saturday, August 20, at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.
Ann Gillotti of Ankeny won second place. Jamie Buelt of Polk City claimed third place.
Entries were judged on taste, creativity 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.