(Photos by Katie Meyer for WSB)
At the top of the “hill,” that’s Mike LaFranchi from the Kiwanis Club of West Seattle, during today’s Zucchini 500, an annual tradition at the West Seattle Farmers’ Market. Kids got the chance to make their own “racers” and then try them out. More photos ahead:
First, came the creating:
Then of course you have to take a closer look at what you came up with:
See how it looks on the course …
And finally … everybody’s rolling!
The Farmers’ Market had chef demonstrations today too – photos from those (and the lone entrant in the odd/ugly squash contest), a bit later.
9:13 AM MONDAY: The squash:
Farmers’ Market folks tell us that if you’re a home food grower, keep this contest in mind NEXT year, and grow something to enter! Meantime, some chef photos from Sunday are still in the hopper.