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July 12, 2017

Summer Jam Winners

Thank you to everyone who came out for a day of family fun at CUESA’s Summer Jam at Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland last Sunday. For photos, check out our album on Facebook.

And a special thank you to the entrants in our summery contests! The winners are:

Summer Cobblers, Crisps, and Crumbles Winners (pictured above)

1st: Thuy Nguyen with Crispy Amaretto Peach Cobbler with Mascarpone Cream
2nd: Kayla Nachtsheim with Apricot Blueberry Crisp
3rd: Rachel Proudfoot with Summertime and the Livin’ Is Peachy

Summer Preserves Winners (pictured below)

1st: Antoinne Von Rimes with Orange Cardamom, and Thyme Marmalade
2nd: Heidi Pie Aronson with FROG Jam
3rd: Ze Lin Xiao with Apricot Jam

A tremendous thanks to all of our judges and prize contributors! For cobblers, crumbles, and crisps: Jennifer Millar, Sweet Adeline Bakeshop; Jaynelle St. Jean, PieTisserie; Gloria Polo, East Bay Community Recovery Project; Shawn Walker-Smith, Tart Oakland; Frances Dinkelspiel, Berkeleyside; Brian Wood, Starter Bakery; Sally Darling, Market Hall Foods. For preserves: Nicole Easterday, FARMCurious; Sean Timberlake, Punk Domestics, Preserves Expert; John Beaver, Oaktown Spice Shop; Christina Mitchell, East Bay Dish; June Taylor, June Taylor Jams; Becky Courchesne, Frog Hollow Farm; Frances Wilson, The Field Kitchen; Haven Bourque, Haven B Media.

Prizes were generously donated by Oaktown Spice Shop, June Taylor Jams, Inna Jam, PreservedFournée BakerySweet Adeline Bakeshop, Starter Bakery, Market Hall Foods, Tart Oakland, and Miette.

And last but not least:

Watermelon Seed Spitting Winners

12 and under: Spencer N. at 12 feet, 4 inches
13 and up: Marie S. at 24 feet, 1 inch


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