Rhubarb Pie Contest: Three Winners Make the Cut


West Virginia Public Broadcasting congratulates the winners of our Rhubarb Pie Contest! There were 17 pies baked in honor of Garrison Keillor’s live tour stop in West Virginia. 

The winners include: Third place, Katie Fox from Beckley; Second place, Donna Graham of Charleston; and First place, Carla Blanchard of Thomas.


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Third-place winner Katie Fox was present to show off her ribbon alongside WVPB Executive Director Scott Finn and the prize pie.


Thanks to all the entrants who participated, and our judges who performed the difficult task of choosing the winners: John Porter, Kanawha County Extension Agent; April Hamilton, Charleston Gazette-Mail; and Libby Chatfield, Charleston Bread. 


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Our judges working hard to select a winner.

  What’s up with A Prairie Home Companion and the Rhubarb Pie obsession? Listen to a skit that might help explain it–and includes the jingle “Bebop-A-Rebop Rhubarb Pie.”


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Donna Graham, second place winner.