Friday, April 1, 2011

Deadline for Edible Book Festival extended to April 4

Need a mental break from all the turmoil in state and local government these days?

Why not enter the UW-Madison Edible Book Festival! Puzzle over which edible materials are best for constructing Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House in the Big Woods." Experiment with different seeds and legumes as you create your portrait of Harry Potter. Creating an edible book engages the mind and the body, all in the name of good fun!

The entry deadline has been extended to Monday, April 4th.

Applications can be found at the Edible Book Festival website:

If you, or someone you know, is interested in participating please pass this message along to them.

This year prizes will include gift certificates from:
  • Avol's Bookstore
  • Booked for Murder Mystery Bookstore
  • Frugal Muse Bookstore
  • Orange Tree Imports
  • Wisconsin Cutlery and Kitchen Supply
  • and a copy of the Madison Area CSA Coalition's cookbook "From Asparagus to Zucchini"

Guest judges this year include:Nichole Fromm, librarian and co-author of the blog "Eating in Madison A to Z (
  • Morgan Hiscocks, graduate student in the UW-Madison Art Department and assistant at Silver Buckle Press.

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