Iowa State Fair

Food - North 40

August 18, 2022

Gail Marske of Clive won first place and a $200 cash award in the North 40 Pie Contest, judged Sunday, August 14, at the 2022 Iowa State Fair.

Anita Van Gundy of Des Moines claimed second place and $125. Joyce Larson of New Market earned third place and $75.

Entries were judged on flavor, consistency 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.