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 during the Tennessee Farmers Market networking event in the hospitality room on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at the Pick TN Conference at 7:30 pm. Awards will be presented by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture.
  • The submission of website and social media entries ends February 5, 2018 and must be entered by email to Greer.Gill@TN.gov.
  • T-shirt and Brochure entries must be submitted to the registration desk at the Pick TN Conference by 9:00 AM on Thursday, February 15.
  • All submissions and winning entries must stay in place until the conclusion of the Tennessee Farmers Market Banquet.

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 Greer Gill, Farmers Market Marketing Specialist, at Greer.Gill@tn.gov or (615) 837-5163.