Get your pie or jam recipe in before Friday for Fire, Flour, & Fork Urban State Fair

Do you have what it takes to impress Patrick Henry or George Washington?

Friday, October 17th is the deadline to send your pie or jam recipe and be a part of Fire, Flour, & Fork Urban State Fair which will take place on Saturday November 1st at St. John’s Church (2401 E. Broad Street). Don’t worry even if you don’t submit a recipe you’ll be able to join in the fun.

More information on the Urban State Fair below and to find out more about Fire, Flour, & Fork head here.

Find out if that apple pie or jam recipe is good enough for Patrick Henry or George Washington at Fire, Flour & Fork’s Urban State Fair. Recipe entries have been extended to this Friday, Oct. 17 to compete for a $100 grand prize as selected by this panel of historic judges on Saturday, Nov. 1 at St. John’s Church.

The challenge is simple: create the pie or jam using at least one ingredient from the C.F. Sauer Company, which has called Richmond home for over 125 years. (Reader sent in a correction saying that only the pie needs to use a C.F. Sauer ingredient.)

Original recipes can be sent to You must submit a recipe in order to participate. Finalists will compete at the event with judging taking place at 9:30 a.m. for pies and 10:30 a.m. for jams.

As part of Fire, Flour & Fork’s four-days of events, the Urban State Fair also feature a Cake & Kale Walk, healthy eats, demos from Bon Secours’ mobile kitchen and more. The event is family-friendly and free to attend.

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