The Eat Local Week FOODQUEST is a week-long food adventure, or scavenger hunt, where you will join
teammates to complete local food related tasks around the state, get points, and win amazing prizes.
HOW LOCAL CAN YOU GO?
Tasks may include milking a cow, planting a fall vegetable, eating or cooking something delicious, or doing acts of service. With dozens of challenges to choose from, and 7 whole days to complete your adventure - there is something for everyone. Tasks can be completed any time of day, or even at work, home, or in your own backyard - so don't shy away from us if you think your free-time is limited.
Join your family, or your chosen family, or find a random person at the market to share in the fun - that is up to you! We can't promise you'll win the grand prize of $500 CASH, but we can guarantee you'll gain oodles of memories, meet some amazing people, and learn more about Utah’s abundant food scene - all with merriment and a full belly.
1. Create a team.
Find 2-6 people to join in the adventure with you. Could be family, friends, or random farmers market people. Whoever it is, make sure they like food, fun, and have a sense of humor. Its going to be a wild ride!
Register as individuals, and create your team through the registration portal. When other members of your team register, they can search for your team name. Make it a good one. Most creative team name wins bragging rights for the year.
3. Get Ready for en Epic Event.
Its time to prepare! First, download the Eat Local Week FoodQuest App on your smartphone (link will be emailed). Do some push-ups, shake your leg, and get pumped. The complete event guide, challenges, rules, and FAQ's will be emailed to you a few days before September 12. Since you have the whole week, we expect greatness. Do some google research, look at a map, and make a plan. The goal is to do as many challenges and get as many points as possible!
4. Let the FOODQUEST Begin!
Come to the Eat Local Week booth at the Downtown Farmers Market at Pioneer Park between 9am - Noon on Saturday September 12 to check in, complete your first challenge, pick up your Cotopaxi backpack, and get your team totem. Challenges begin at Noon!
At the end of the week, the team with the most points will be announced on stage at the Finale Party on the Rooftop of Harmons City Creek. The Grand Prize? $500 cash, which may or may not be awarded in the form of a giant check. Because why not? Runners up, most creative photo and other categories will also win amazingly cool prizes!
Begins: September 12 @ Noon
Ends: September 19 @ Noon
Kick-Off Location: Downtown Farmers Market - Eat Local Week Booth 9am-noon
Finale Party: Harmons City Creek Rooftop 6pm-9pm
Cost and Teams:
Teams can be 2-6 people, 14yrs and older.
14yr and older: $30
14yr and under: Free
*Under 14yrs can participate in the event and complete challenges with the team, but must be accompanied by an adult. Will not count toward the team member total, will not receive a Cotopaxi backpack, and are not eligible for prizes.