Pick TN Farmers Market Awards

Purpose:

The Tennessee Farmers Market Awards celebrate and recognize excellence in the advertising and promotion of Tennessee Farmers Markets.

Entry:

  • Entry is free to all Tennessee Farmers Markets and Tennessee Association of Farmers Market members.
  • Awards and recognition will take place in the hospitality suite on Friday, February 22, 2019 at the Pick TN Conference after the banquet, approximately 8:30 p.m. Awards will be presented by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.
  • The submission of website and social media entries ends February 11, 2019 and must be entered by email to info@tnfarmersmarkets.org. Please include “contest” in the subject line.
  • T-shirt, bags, poster, and brochure entries must be submitted to Victoria Raschke, TAFM Outreach and Membership Coordinator, at the Pick TN Conference at the Annual Meeting on Thursday, February 21, 3:30 p.m.
  • All submissions and winning entries must stay in place until the winners are announced Friday evening.

Guidelines:

  • Decision of the judges is final.
  • Entry items must be intended for distribution to the general public and directly related to an actual event or service at a Farmers Market.
  • Submissions agree to allow their event and entry to be available for promotion and future program publicity.
  • All submissions should be in good condition and suitable for viewing. 

Judging Criteria:

Website will be evaluated based on the following:

  • Content
  • Structure and navigation
  • Visual design
  • Interactivity
  • Overall experience
  • Use of Pick TN Products logo and linked to PickTnProducts.org 

Social Media will be evaluated based on the following:

  • Content
  • Visual design
  • Interactivity
  • Overall experience

Brochures or Posters will be evaluated based on the following:

  • Informative
  • Page layout
  • Appropriate for the activities and audience
  • Accuracy and appeal of information provided
  • Overall appearance
  • Use of Pick TN Products logo

Other promotional items (T-shirts, totes, hats, etc.) will be evaluated based on the following:

  • Originality
  • Artistic quality and design
  • Display of farmers market name/logo
  • Creativity

Questions:

Contact Victoria Raschke, TAFM Outreach and Membership Coordinator, at info@tnfarmersmarkets.org.