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Sticking With Carrots

Sometimes a stick is needed, to force you to do something.

Sometimes a carrot does the trick.

This Saturday(February 23, 11 a.m.) Fairfield County residents are challenged to bring their best carrot recipe to the Westport Farmers’ Market. There — inside Gilbertie’s Herb Garden, at 7 Sylvan Lane South — celebrity judges Matt Storch (chef/owner, Match and Chelsea) and Geoff Lazlo (chef, Le Farm) will taste their way through the entries.

The winner gets a Westport Farmers’ Market tote filled with over $100 worth of goodies — and the chance for the recipe to be shared with the 3,000 subscribers to the WFM weekly newsletter.

To enter the contest, email by Wednesday (February 20).

There is one stipulation: Your carrots must come from a local farm. Be sure to note the name of the farm on your entry.