Cookie baking contest to be held

Annual event planned at Farmers Market

PIQUA — Calling all cookie bakers! The Piqua Community Farmers Market is hosting its annual chocolate chip cookie baking contest on Thursday, June 28 at 5:30 p.m. There will be two categories: youth (14 and under) and adults.

Cookie bakers interested in participating should download the information from the website at or stop by the Mainstreet Piqua office at 326 N. Main St. in downtown Piqua.

Contestants will deliver cookies to the Farmers Market between 3:30 and 5:30 on Thursday. Judges will start judging promptly at 5:30 p.m. Cookies will be judged on appearance, taste and general appeal. After the judging, the winners will be announced and then there will be a cookie and milk social for the contestants and the Farmers Market visitors and vendors. Milk will be provided.

Contestants are encouraged to bring in their family favorite chocolate chip cookies or invent a new one to wow the judges. The winner in each category will win “Market Money” to be used at the Piqua Community Farmers Market. The first place winners in each category will receive $15, the second place will receive $10 and third place winners will receive $5.

For more information on the Piqua Community Farmers Market chocolate chip cookie contest, please contact Mainstreet Piqua at 773-9355.

Annual event planned at Farmers Market