Fund Raiser for Fall Mtn. Food Shelf – 8/19/18

6th Annual Amateur BBQ Pulled Pork Competition at Alyson’s Orchard

On Sunday, August 19, the 6th annual Amateur BBQ Pulled Pork Competition will be held at Alyson’s Orchard from 11AM – 3 PM.  This fun, summer event, sponsored by Alyson’s Orchard and Kirby’s Q of Alstead is a benefit for the Fall Mtn. Food Shelf.  

There is no entry fee for participants, but they must supply 20 lbs. of pulled pork that has been cooked over wood or charcoal, for sampling.  If you wish to participate, email  for details or call Fran at 603-756-9800.

The public is welcome to sample the pulled pork and vote for the People’s Choice Award between 12 noon and 2PM.  There is no admission charge for this event, but anyone who wants to sample must make a small cash contribution to benefit the Fall Mountain Food Shelf.

There will also be BBQ food for sale to the public from Kirby’s Q, a Beer & Soft Drink Tent to compliment the BBQ, and unique ice cream, mixed and frozen on the spot using liquid nitrogen, from Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt!

Alyson’s farm stand store will be open with new, local products as well as fresh seasonal fruits and berries.   You can Pick-Your-Own Paula Red apples and Saturn Peaches!   Peaches & plums will also be available at the farm stand.

Other activities that day will include:  face painting; free wagon rides through the orchard; children’s playground, and lawn games for kids of all ages!  Be sure to visit the goats.  Check out their Gina the Giraffe Grow Chart and Awesome Apple photo-op.  This is perfect summer event for the whole family!

The BBQ event will run from 11AM-3PM (tasting from 12-2PM) and their farm store is open from 9AM – 6PM daily, for the season.  Don’t forget to bring home one of their delicious fruit pies or chicken pot pies for dinner!

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