Bake a pie with a protest message on it and enter our contest! Post it on Instagram or Twitter with the hashtag #protestpies.
Winners receive award winning pastry chef, “The Pie Queen,” and Center for Artistic Activism’s “Baker-in-Residence,” Nicole Rucker’s cookbook Dappled, a unique totebag, and a pie tin from her bakery, Fat and Flour. Nicole also a background in the fine arts, so aesthetics count.
Professional, award-winning baker Nicole Rucker and Center for Artistic Activism co-director cover these topics: cakes not allowed, Jenny Holzer, cakes are historically for the rich, putting a burrito in your pocket, pies are for working people, cheesecake is in the pie family.
Deadline for entries: October 28
SOME RULES AND GUIDELINES:
- Keep your message powerful and concise
- The quality of the pie is will be judged more than the message.
- To be given serious consideration as a finalist, get a closeup video of a child eating the first bite of the pie and show if they choose to eat a second bite. No coaching or coercion.
- Cakes are not accepted.
- Cheesecake counts as a pie.