Franklin County Visitors Bureau Announces Franklin County Favorites Recipe Contest

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Franklin County Visitors Bureau, in line with promoting local, healthy eating, has announced Franklin County Favorites, a recipe contest for the county's well-known products, peaches, tomatoes and apples. The top three recipes, as voted by the public, will be selected for a brand new publication and the winner will receive a cash prize of $50.

Make sure to enter your apple, tomato and peach recipes for a chance to be in the Franklin County Visitors Bureau's newest publication!

Enter your apple, tomato and peach recipes in for a chance to be in the Franklin County Visitors Bureau's newest publication!

From delicious peach cobbler with homemade Franklin County ice cream, to fresh-chopped salsa or apple dumplings, The Franklin County Visitors Bureau is looking for the best recipes to share with the public.

In line with eating Franklin County Fresh, the Franklin County Visitors Bureau has announced a search for the best locally-grown recipes that feature three well-known products, peaches, tomatoes and apples, in a brand new publication.

Chambersburg peaches are known for their juicy and irresistible taste, while the tomato is a big part of the farming season with taste-testing as their season draws near. Apples in the nearby orchards are delicious way to start the fall.

In an effort to continue eating fresh in Franklin County, this publication, The Franklin County Fresh Food & Dining Guide is slated to be released in fall of 2015. As part of this book, which will provide resources to visitors and residents with local farms, fresh food and stories about local restaurants and businesses, the visitors bureau is looking to feature local recipes.

From delicious peach cobbler with homemade Franklin County ice cream, to fresh-chopped salsa or apple dumplings, The Franklin County Visitors Bureau is looking for the best recipes to share with the public. The recipes submitted must have at least once of the ingredients featured in the dish but may have all ingredients if the recipe calls for it.

Submissions, including a photograph of the finished recipe, will be accepted by email to lcappuccio(at)explorefranklincountypa.com and by mailing or dropping them off in-person to 37 South Main Street Suite 100 in Chambersburg.

Voting for the public’s favorite recipes will be held on the Franklin County Visitors Bureau’s website and the FCVB Facebook page--Facebook.com/FCVBen after the submissions start to come in. The top-three vote-getting recipes will be published in the Franklin Fresh Food & Dining Guide, which will be distributed throughout the county and along I-81. The top recipe will also get a cash prize of $50.

The Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites all to explore Franklin County PA and enjoy the history, arts, recreation, natural beauty, fresh foods and warm hospitality of communities like Chambersburg, Greencastle, Mercersburg, Shippensburg, and Waynesboro. Franklin County PA is located just north of the Mason Dixon Line and an easy drive to Washington DC, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh. Discover more….plan your visit at ExploreFranklinCountyPA.com , by contacting 866.646.8060, 717.552.2977 or by paging through the online visitors guide.

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