Winners of the Red Stick Farmers Market’s Discover You CAN canning contest were announced Aug. 27.

Taking home top honors for her Peach Preserves was Edith M. Johnson. She also received third prize in the fig category for her Fig Preserves.

Other winners:

Jams, Jellies and Fruit Preserves

Second place: Wild Pear Preserves, Carol Anne Blitzer and Virginia Noland.

Third place: Pear Honey, Joyce James.


First place: Spicy Fig Orange Jam, Maria Anastasia Knight.

Second place: Brown Fig Jam, Gwen McDaniel.


First place: Squash Pickles, Liz Nassar.

Second place: Spicy Love Pickles, Amanda Love.

Third place: Squash Pickles, Lori Melancon.

Savory Sauces, Soups and Spreads

First place: Duck Gumbo, Marilyn Milton.

Second place: Pepper Jelly, Ashley Savoy.

Third place: Olive Salad Topping, Andrea Smith.