MONROE CO., N.Y. — picking season is at its peak in Monroe County. To celebrate, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County has organized its annual ‘Monroe Apple Days Contest’ giving participants a chance to win a $25 gift card!
The event showcases outdoor attractions and recreational opportunities that are available to families and their communities during the fall season each year and to provide support to farmers and to the local economy. By joining the Monroe Apple Days Contest, participants may enjoy fall farm fun combined with some healthy competition.
To take part in the contest, visit one of the participating farms, find the Monroe Apple Days Contest flyer and take a selfie in front of it. The selfie must then be posted on the https://www.facebook.com/CCEMonroe/ using #AppleDay. The deadline to enter is Saturday, October 31, and the winner will be selected randomly on Monday, November 2. The gift card may be redeemed at any of the participating farms, which are Wickham Farms, Kirby’s Farm Market, Mayer’s Cider Press, Schutt’s Apple Mill, Herman Farm Market, Brightly’s Farm Market, and Kelly’s Farm Market.
The farms offer different fun activities ranging from corn mazes, apple and pumpkin picking, fried cakes and doughnuts, to hard cider tastings. Families are invited to visit as many farms as they wish.
All the farms will be observing COVID-19 protocol to keep their visitors and their employees safe.
More information about Monroe Apple Days Contest 2020 can be found at http://monroe.cce.cornell.edu/events/2020/10/10/monroe-apple-days-contest-2020 or contact Jarmila Haseler at firstname.lastname@example.org or (585) 573-2565.
–Cornell Cooperative Extension Monroe County
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