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What's That Yam Thing? ContestWhat's that Yam Thing? entry for the Smithfield Ham & Yam Festival.

A festival favorite for years, the What's That Yam Thing? contest brings out the creative side, as children transform sweet potatoes into people, animals, and things for a chance to win a ribbon and prize money!

The 2022 Johnston County Ham & Yam Festival “What’s That Yam Thing?” contest was hosted by the Johnston County 4-H! Youth aged 5-18 entered their creations into one of three categories: Animal, Person, or Thing. Pictures are of some of this years winners!

What's that Yam Thing? entries for the Smithfield Ham & Yam Festival.

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