Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Anita Van Gundy of Des Moines won first place and a $125 cash award in the Homemade Two Crust Raspberry Pie contest, judged Saturday, August 14, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Joyce Larson of New Market claimed second place and $75. Belinda Myers of Osceola earned third place and $50.
Entries were judged on crust, filling 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.