Show Your Bounty 2017 Winners

Show Your Bounty is an annual photo contest for gardeners to showcase their bounty. Whether that’s a wheelbarrow full of fresh-picked cabbage or a beautiful meal created from home-grown veggies, it’s all about celebrating and sharing the harvest.

Grand Prize Winners

Each Grand Prize winner receives a truckload (3 cubic yards) of Green Mountain Compost delivered anywhere in Chittenden County, plus a pint glass & t-shirt.

The People’s Choice Award

Chosen by popular vote on the Show Your Bounty photo album on Facebook, with 113 votes!

Winner: Heidi Simkins

Hands holding a heart-shaped tomato.
Photo by Heidi Simkins

The Black Gold Award

Chosen by staff at Green Mountain Compost. 

Winner: Nicole Gillespie Pfende

Two girls with wheelbarrow and pail full of garden vegetables.
Photo by Nicole Gillespie Pfende

Category Awards

Each Category winner receives 5 bags of Green Mountain Compost soil products of their choice, plus a Green Mountain Compost pint glass. Honorable mentions receive 2 bags of their choice.


Woman lying down in field, feeding vegetables to a goat.
Photo by Sophie Cassel



Tiger lilies against blurry background
Photo by Lisa McGuire


Woman holding up two bunches of carrots with concerned look on her face.
Photo by Allison Lazarz

Friends & Family

Three kids sit against rock wall surrounded by fruits, vegetables, and flowers.
Photo by Leo Powers


Most Artistic


Two bunches of carrots against wood background.
Photo by Jasmine Marsh

Honorable Mention

A bunch of clean radishes on a white cloth.
Photo by Cristina Clarimon-Alinder

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