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State Fair Chow-Down

Fair concessionaires pour fryers-full of creativity into developing the greasiest and tastiest snacks imaginable. Here are some of our 2012 favorites.

You might want to wait an hour or two before riding the Ferris Wheel after grubbing one of these snacks!

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At Earth Eats, we’re big advocates of healthy eating. But we also understand that sometimes you find yourself at the state fair and really have little choice but to indulge in some greasy, sugary, delicious junk food.

Here are five of the most fabulous, ridiculous and impressive concoctions being served up at fairs across the country this year.

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Sarah Gordon

Sarah Gordon has been interested in food ethics since she was 15, learned about industrial slaughter, and launched into 10 years of vegetarianism. These days, she strives to be a conscientious omnivore. Now a PhD candidate in folklore, her research has caused her to spend a lot of time in the remote Canadian sub-arctic, where the lake trout (sustainably harvested) tastes amazing.

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