Sunday, August 2, 2009

BaconCamp Wrap-Up & Thank Yous!

(Photo from Hungrywoolf.)

A tremendously huge THANK YOU to our judges, foodies, crafters, and 200+ audience members who came out to make the first BaconCamp Columbus an amazing success yesterday!

THANK YOU to our judges!
Patrick Crawford of Spindle Studios
Jessie Boettcher of Wild Goose Creative
Liz Lessner of Dirty Franks, Surly Girl Saloon, and more
Jim Ellison of CMH Gourmand, Columbus Foodcast, and Taco Trucks Columbus
Chris Dillman of Rosendale's
Olivera Bratich of Wholly Craft!

THANK YOU to our sponsors! for the shirts and bacon gear
BaconSalt for the heaps of BaconSalt, lip balm, and gift baskets
Stinkybombs for the handmade bacon soap for the T-shirts
Drew Kime of How To Cook Like Your Grandmother for copies of his book

THANK YOU to our crafters!
Erica Carlson (who won for her bacon rosettes)
Eric Paul Owens for his photography
The ladies from our Stitch N Bitch knitters group for the bacon knitted scarf
Erin Backleff of Inkywinke Letterpress
Beth Dekker and her bacon bling
Chien and Xiu Dan McCollum for their paper mache pig

THANK YOU to our food contestants, including
Roland Kopecky (who won with his bacon pierogies)
A. J. Perry of Sassafras Bakery
Zach Briggs of Columbus Foodcast
Beth Dekker
Jen from The Hills Market
Andy Taylor
Karl Boettcher
Candy Boettcher
Jacqui Hoke
Ryan Hoke
Patrick J. Crawford
Sean Cathcart
Roberta Phi
Lisa Steward
Ariel Trudeau
Neda Golchin

For some pictures of the event, check out the Flickr pages of Jen Killius, Robin Oatts, and Bethia Woolf. And read the great write-ups from CMH Gourmand and Hungrywoolf.

See you at BaconCamp Columbus 2010!

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