LFF Chef Competition


Local Chefs can try their hand at creating a one of a kind potato dish unique to their style using 50lbs of Igl Farm organic potatoes (provided by Farmshed). Chef dishes will be entered into a friendly competition to see whose comes out on top of the local food challenge! Attendees will vote with their dollars for their favorite dish with the new 50/50 Tip War (50% of proceeds will go to the Chef and 50% to Farmshed) and judges will score the dishes based on specific criteria (see official rules).

2 awards will be presented:

  • People’s Choice – highest tips generated from fair attendees
  • Judges’ Favorite – highest score from panel of judges

We hope that your restaurant or food business will consider supporting the 2020 Local Food Fair by showcasing a potato dish of your choosing! Your participation not only supports Farmshed’s efforts to generate awareness of our regional abundance and remind community members of the value in supporting local farms, restaurants, and businesses, but it’s also an opportunity to connect with over 1,500 local people to promote your establishment. Restaurant donors will be featured in the event program, on our website, and promoted on Facebook.

The 2020 Local Food Fair is on Saturday, February 8th, 11 am – 3 pm.

Food will be served from 11 am – 2 pm.

Information for Chefs

Are you ready to compete for People’s Choice and/or Judge’s Favorite? Email events@farmshed.org for more information.


We Believe: 1) Food should be grown in a sustainable manner 2) People should know how to buy, grow, harvest, preserve, and prepare local foods 3) The public should know local farmers 4) Farmers should know who eats their food


Your membership supports our programming as well as our production greenhouse and community kitchen
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