National Farmers Market Week 2021

August 1-7 we will celebrate the important role that farmers markets play in our local and regional food systems. To celebrate we are hosting a fun Photo and Recipe contest!
Send us your FAVORITE market photo and/or FAVORITE recipe by emailing: or tagging us on social media. 
The deadline for both contests is Sunday, August 8th! 


PHOTO/RECIPE Requirements:

– You may submit only 1 photo and/or 1 recipe (w/photo of the recipe). Photos may be taken from any place but must be related to Carson Farmers Market in some way.
Recipes need to incorporate produce from the Carson Farmers Market with a list of the farmers you purchased your product from and include a photo of your finished recipe.
– Include why you love markets! Is there something about your favorite vendor that is unique? Do you have a favorite vendor or product? Show us, we want to hear from you! What does a market day look like to you? Do you have a photo or recipe that highlights why you should win?
– Market staff, customers, supporters, vendors, and volunteers are welcome to (and encouraged!) to enter.
Winner: We will choose 3 winners from both categories (Photos and Recipes):
1st place: $50 market cash
2nd place: $30 market cash
3rd place: farmers market swag
We also have a fun coloring contest for kids 15 and under. Visit the information booth for coloring contest sheets.
1st place: $15 market cash
2nd place: $10 market cash
3rd place: farmers market swag
-You must own the rights to the photo. By entering the Contest, entrant confirms photograph(s) are original work created by the entrant, that the photograph does not infringe on the copyrights, trademarks, privacy or intellectual property rights of anyone else, and that no other party has exclusive rights to the photograph.
– If minors appear in the photo, the entrant must have the permission of the parent or guardian. If the photo was not taken in a public space, the entrant must have permission from anyone present in the photos. Entrant takes responsibility for any applicable privacy laws.
– By entering the contest, you grant Carson Farmers Market a nonexclusive, royalty-free, license to use, display, download, reproduce, copy, distribute, post, publish and prepare derivative works of the photo/recipe in any and all mediums. This might include newsletters, social media, press releases, etc.