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High schoolers encouraged to create design for farmers market bag

Peachtree Road Farmers Market to kick off with scholarship contest

Feb. 7, 2017

High school students in metro Atlanta who have a passion for art and green living have a chance to showcase their creativity this spring. COUNTRY Financial and Peachtree Road Farmers Market are encouraging students to submit a design for the farmers market’s 2017 reusable bag design contest.

The top design will earn the student a scholarship and their artwork will grace thousands of reusable bags that will be given to shoppers during the market season.

Contest Instructions

The theme for the fifth annual reusable bag design contest is “Give, Grow and Be Green.” In order to be considered, designers must follow the theme and include the phrase, “2017 Peachtree Road Farmers Market – Celebrating 10 Years!” within their design. In addition, students are encouraged to include imagery familiar to the City of Atlanta and the marketplace such as fruits, vegetables, pastries and more.

In turn, three finalists will be given a financial start for their future. The winning artist will receive a $1,000 scholarship and the first and second runners up will each receive a $500 scholarship. In addition, the first place winner will earn the prestige of having their artwork printed on thousands of Peachtree Road Farmers Market reusable bags.

Contest winners will be announced at 9 a.m. on Sun., April 16, at the market’s 10th Anniversary Celebration.

Deadline to Enter

All entries must be submitted to the following address no later than 4 p.m. EST on Fri., March 10:

Peachtree Road Farmers Market
2744 Peachtree Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305

Contest Rules

More information and official contest rules can be found on our contest website at

About COUNTRY Financial®

COUNTRY Financial is a marketing name for COUNTRY Life Insurance Company®, COUNTRY Mutual
Insurance Company® and their respective subsidiaries, located in Bloomington, IL. COUNTRY Financial serves about one million households and businesses throughout the United States and offers a wide range of insurance and financial products and services.