NJ Dept. of Agriculture Kicks Off Photo Contest
LOVE THOSE APPLES: The New Jersey Department of Agriculture has launched a #JerseyFreshApples social media photo contest, with entries accepted through October 31.
New Jersey Assistant Secretary of Agriculture Joe Atchison III has announced the launch of the #JerseyFreshApples social media photo contest. Jersey Fresh fans can now share photos of Jersey Fresh apples and mention the orchard where they were picked with the hashtag #JerseyFreshApples.
Using the #JerseyFreshApples hashtag on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), and Instagram will automatically enter one a chance to win the grand prize of a $250 gift card to their favorite Jersey Fresh market.
There is also a weekly contest that will start each Wednesday where
contestants will have until the following Tuesday to post their #JerseyFreshApples photos. The weekly winner will be announced on the Jersey Fresh Facebook, X, and Instagram pages and will receive a $50 gift card to the Jersey Fresh market of their choice.
The #JerseyFreshApples photo contest will last through October 31. At the end of the contest, a voting gallery will be created from the eight weekly winner photos with voting open to the public from November 3-17.
“The fall season is a great time for families to go out and visit many of our farms that feature pick your own apples and other activities,” Atchison said. “This is a great way to highlight our many outstanding orchards and a chance for Jersey Fresh fans to use their creative skills for their own benefit.”
To read the full contest rules go to https://woobox.com/7ssrc2.
More information about Jersey Fresh, including which crops are in-season and where they are available, can be found at FindJerseyFresh.com.