Instagram Contest: Show us your pretty produce!

April 10, 2013 | By | Comments (6)

Pick Fresh Instagram Contest

In honor of the new Cooking Light Pick Fresh Cookbook, we want to see your best photos of gorgeous, seasonal produce on Instagram! From April 10th through May 15th, snap a photo of what’s growing in your garden or what you’re picking up at your local market, upload it to your Instagram account, and tag it with the hashtag #CLpickfresh. We’ll be choosing five weekly winners, and posting the winning photos here.

See the full Instagram Photo Contest Rules here.



Week 1 Winner: @bettyfemme “White sweet potato & veggie hash on arugula & side of frijoles de la olla.”

Week 2 winner: Mlepisto

Week 2 Winner: @mlepisto “Tomato seedlings are flooded in light”

baby bok choy

Week 3 Winner: @pineapplencoconut “Huge baby bok choy. Grilling these for dinner”


Week 4 Winner: @davidbancroft “These gems are going to be delicious!”


Week 5 Winner: @luv_mydachshund “Love using fresh blueberries and sprigs of mint as added color & flavor to my favorite dishes!”



  1. Mary Beth Shaddix

    Hi stkesel – Of course you can participate! The photos don’t have to be from your own garden. You can snap a pic of fresh produce from the market, too. We look forward to seeing what you tag #clpickfresh. Good luck!

    May 1, 2013 at 9:50 pm

    Unfortunately, we won’t even begin to PLANT our garden in New York until the end of May! I guess this contest is just for southerners?

    April 22, 2013 at 12:04 pm
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  4. Mallory Brasseale

    Hi Angela, You can post as many as you’d like! Thanks!

    April 15, 2013 at 11:44 am
  5. Angela S

    I read your rules but didn’t see where it said how many times a day we can upload. Is it only once or unlimited?

    April 13, 2013 at 3:27 pm
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