2016 Essay Contest Winners Announced!

What a pleasure it is to read these submissions from school kids from Beaufort and beyond. 

We are all better for having these members of our community engaged with their health and our local food economy.

1st through 3rd grades: What is your favorite kind of food/ fruit/ vegetable at OBFM? What is your favorite way to eat it?

1st place - Hannah Liansing, 3rd grade, Ms Amanda McCall, Morehead Elementary School

2nd place - Zoey Elizabeth Hicks, Ms Amanda McCall, Morehead Elementary School

3rd place - Sebastian Ninke, 2nd grade, Ms Paula Gillikin, Beaufort Elementary School

Honorable Mention - Jubilee Kot, 1st grade, Beaufort Elementary

Honorable Mention - Jadence Gooding, 3rd grade, Morehead City Primary School

4th through 5th grades: What kind of food/ farming/ fishing/ livestock demonstration would you like to see at OBFM and why?

1st place - Jacob Taylor, 5th grade, Ms Deidre Arthur, Atlantic Elementary School

2nd place - Daily Shephard, 5th grade, Ms Deidre Arthur, Atlantic Elementary School

3rd grade - Jenna Pollock, 5th grade, Ms Turner, Bogue Sound Elementary School

Honorable Mention - Levi Walker, 5th grade, Ms Glassgow, Denver Elementary School

6th through 8th grades: How does OBFM contribute to better/ healthier eating in Carteret County?

1st place - Elizabeth Jane Buckout, homeschooled

9th through 12th grades: If you could host a cooking demonstration at OBFM using Market ingredients, what would you cook and why? 

1st place - Savannah McAloon, 9th grade, Ms Sherri Meadows, Croatan HS

2nd place - Zachary Hoy, 9th grade, Ms Sherri Meadows, Croatan HS

3rd place - Avery Crespo, 9th grade, Ms Sherri Meadows, Croatan HS

Honorable Mention - Laura Hartman, Ms Sherri Meadows, Croatan HS

Honorable Mention - Cora Meno, Ms Sherri Meadows, Croatan HS

Stay tuned for reading the actual essays until after the award ceremony this weekend.

Come celebrate with us on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 10:00 AM!

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