State Fair Culinary Winners Named

Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program sponsors an annual culinary contest at the Wisconsin State Fair. Winners from the August 8 contest have been announced. This year’s contest theme was “Wisconsin Dreamin’… Legend-dairy Wisconnie-strone Soup”. Participants had to bring along a label from all Wisconsin products used in the dish. There were 11 entries in this year’s competition.

Elaine Mason of Oconomowoc won first place and $100 for her WI-Sconnie Easy Cordon “No Moo” Soup. Linda Gottlieb of Port Washington placed second and earned $75 for her Wisconsin Garden Potato SoupRachel Roszina of Franklin won third prize and $50 for her soup entryCindy Paul of Menomonee Falls took fourth place and won $25 for her Wis’conne Soup.

Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program provides teachers and students K-12 with an understanding of how their food is produced. The program seeks to work within existing curricula to provide basic information on our nation’s largest industry: agriculture.