I NY Agriculture Art Contest
2012 Winners Entries
A color drawing or painting on 8 1/2" by 11" paper.
A color drawing or painting on 8 1/2" by 11" paper showing your favorite food and yourself.
A painting or color drawing on 8 1/2" by 11" paper with a four-sentence paragraph on the theme.
A painting or color drawing on 8 1/2" by 11" paper showing where milk comes from and milk products.
1st PlaceJoshua Miller
"My favorite New York food that is good for me is the apple. But I also love bacon which comes from a pig. Bacon is delicious with eggs! I love New York food!"
2nd PlaceDylan Cotter
"Picking berries is sweet family fun. We go to local farms to pick. We empty our baskets to wash them up. Strawberries are yummy in my tummy."
3rd PlaceNicholas Hastings
"My favorite New York food is apples. Apples are grown and picked from trees in the fall. People can make cider, pies, donuts, crisp, sauce, and candy apples. My family has four apple trees in our back yard."
Honorable MentionSelene Lin, PS 178Q
"Corn can be made into flour, bread, and can be eaten fried or boiled. It is in many foods. Corn can be fed to people and animals. Corn is a part of the vegetable group. Corn, eat it up!"
Honorable MentionMikayla Tatlow
"I like pumpkins because you can make pumpkin pie. Pumpkin seeds are so good with salt on them. They can come in different colors like white, orange, pink, or green. Pumpkins are fun because you can make faces on them and light them up with a candle."
A painting or color drawing on 8 1/2" by 11" paper with a one-sentence slogan about New York agriculture. The slogan can be general or specific to a particular agricultural process or commodity.
1st PlaceTeara Tattro
"New York Strawberries are Berry Good"
2nd PlaceAidan Amslie
"Agriculture Makes Our Roots Deep"
3rd PlaceJezlea Ortega
"New York Agriculture: Where Healthy is on your Side"
Honorable MentionJenna O'Connell
"Give Junk Food the Boot
Honorable MentionMelanie Hoyt
"Milk does the Country Moo Moo Good"
The poem can be general or specific. If specific, focus on one of the over 200 agricultural commodities produced in New York State, a specific farm/farmer, or an aspect of the food system.
An original informative or narrative (may be real or imagined) text that utilizes research and information from a variety of sources to develop the topic or story. Writing should be without reference to specific brands or trademarked products. Max. 500 words.
On 11" by 17" paper. A poster that celebrates a New York farm or farmer(s), using media of your choice.