Andrea Mettler of the Challenging Workers 4-H club was the first place winner in the intermediate category.
Andrea Mettler of the Challenging Workers 4-H club was the first place winner in the intermediate category.
Two members of the Challenging Workers and a member of the Carimona Cruisers took first place at the Fillmore County 4-H Favorite Food Show on March 23 at the Wykoff Community Center.

There were 16 participants in this year's event. Eight of the participants were Cloverbuds (grades kindergarten to second): Grace Boelter of the Root River Rabbits, Anika Reiland of the Bloomfield Cloverleaves, Zach Reiland of the Bloomfield Cloverleaves, Emma Broadwater of the Bloomfield Cloverleaves, Emma Rowen of the Rural Rookies, Sophia Monti a family enrolled member, Kathryn Pickett of the Carimona Cruisers and Frederick Williams of the Mabel Busy Bees.

There were four in the beginner category (grades three to five) with Susan Mettler of the Challenging Workers receiving first place, and Noah Broadwater of the Bloomfield Cloverleaves receiving second place. Also participating were Morgan Pickett of the Carimona Cruisers and Morgan Langeslag of the Bloomfield Cloverleaves.

The intermediate category (grades six to eight) had two participants with Andrea Mettler of the Challenging Workers receiving first place and Jacob Welch of the Bloomfield Cloverleaves receiving second place.

In the senior category (grades nine and up) there were two participants with Margaret Alexander of the Carimona Cruisers receiving first place and Amy Welch of the Bloomfield Cloverleaves receiving second place.

While the judging was taking place participants had the chance to work on their knife skills and made a delicious fruit salad.