Aug 11 - 21, 2022
Anita Van Gundy of Des Moines won first place and $125 in the Lemon Meringue Pie competition, judged Sunday, August 22, at the 2021 Iowa State Fair.
Marianne Carlson of Jefferson won second place and $75. Belinda Myers of Osceola received third place and $25.
Entries were judged on flavor, texture 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.