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Fairgrounds - June 28, 2017

The Fairgrounds Farmers Market is seeking three contestants for its “Magnificent Melon Medley” fruit salad contest July 15 with a $100 prize for first place. The deadline for entering is July 10.

The melon medley contest is open to all non-professional chefs 18 and older. The first three people to enter will compete by shopping for ingredients at the Farmers Market and then preparing their melon medley salad on site, using a melon as the presentation bowl. The salads will be judged by two professional chefs and a caterer. Complete contest rules, judging criteria and the entry form are posted at   

The Fairgrounds Farmers Market is Forsyth County’s longest-running source for locally raised fruits, vegetables and proteins. Market vendors also offer flowers, handmade baskets, cakes & pies, fresh baked breads, jams & jellies, honey, crafts and much more.

The market is open every Saturday from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enter through the parking area off of 27th Street.

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