poster of the book cover for Food Artisans of Alberta

Instagram Contest Alert – #FoodArtisansofAlberta

Duration: 1 week of fun

Date: 26 Jun 2018

Location: Alberta

free entry


Use your own photos. Tag your favourite ALBERTA food artisan OR their food. Start now. Contest ends Tuesday, July 3, 2018

This is your chance to win a signed copy of Food Artisans of Alberta - Your Trail Guide to the Best of our Locally Crafted Fare

Contains stories of 200 Food Artisans of Alberta

Provides maps to plan your food travel throughout Alberta

Includes farmers' markets throughout the province

Lists breweries, distilleries, meaderies and fruit wine makers

What to Expect

Contest Rules:

June 26, 2018 – 9 a.m. MST to 6 p.m. on July 3, 2018 MST – (“contest period”)

Alberta Food Tours, Inc. (AFT)

To celebrate the launch of Food Artisans of Alberta, Alberta Food Tours, Inc. wants to showcase the best of Alberta’s food artisans. Albertans throughout the province have their favourite food artisans – from ranchers and farmers to cheese makers, bakers, brewers and distillers – and we encourage participants to share these favourites or the food they make through photo submissions on Instagram.

#FoodArtisansofAlberta Instagram contest prizes will be provided from June 26, 2018 –  July 3, 2018. Photos can be submitted as of June 19, 2018 through July 3, 2018.

Our goals are to increase awareness of Alberta as a food destination, to showcase our amazing food artisans and greater food community throughout the province and to engage Alberta food lovers in building this bountiful story.  

Per Instagram rules, this is in no way sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc. By entering, entrants confirm they are 16+ years of age, release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram’s terms of use.

How to enter:

No purchase required. To enter the contest, post an image on your personal Instagram account of your favourite Alberta Food Artisan (or their food) and use hashtag #foodartisansofalberta. To be valid, your entry(s) must be received by 6 p.m. MDT on July 3, 2018.

Enter as often as you like throughout the contest dates. If you attempt or are suspected of attempting to use robotic, automatic, programmed or other entry methods not authorized by these rules, it shall be deemed as tampering and will violate your entries.


Contest is open to visitors and all residents of Alberta who are 16 years of age of older at the contest opening date. Parental consent is required for any entrant under the age of majority.

Employees of AFT, as well as employees’ immediate family (father/mother, brother/sister, son/daughter) or persons living under the same roof are not eligible to enter the Contest.

Images may be “Reposted” or “Regrammed” by AFT through their Instagram channels. Images are not being used for commercial purposes and will be properly credited to the account holder.

Awarding of prizes

Each day at 6 p.m. MDT – a photo will be chosen from the #foodartisansofalberta user-generated content to receive the daily prizes from June 26 to July 3 inclusive. There will be an extra prize given away on Canada Day, July 1.

Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received each day.

Winners will be contacted by direct message (DM) on Instagram with prizes emailed or mailed to the address provided. If a winner cannot be reached within three days following the first attempt of contact or declines the prize, the prize shall be forfeited and AFT has the right, at its sole discretion, to select another winner.

Prizes – Each winner will receive a signed copy of Food Artisans of Alberta – Your Trail Guide to the Best of our Locally Crafted Fare

“I love that these writers have shared the best of our Alberta growers and producers & continue to help tell their stories.”

—Julie Van Rosendaal, CBC columnist & contributing food editor to the Globe and Mail
Julie Van Rosendaal