Class 5 – Fruits and Vegetables

Superintendent: Lynda Ford (519) 785-0559

All entries must be tagged and in the hall by 9:00 pm September 12th. 2019. Only one entry per section. All produce must be grown locally.

TIPS:
Tomatoes should have the calyx left on.
Small vegetables to be shown on a disposable plate.
Vegetables should be uniform in size and shape.
Root crop tops trimmed to ½” above crown.
Potatoes brushed clean not washed.
Onions cleaned not peeled

Prize Sections $5, $4, $3

  1. Plate of 5 apples
  2. Plate of 3 pears
  3. Plate of 3 bunches of grapes (red or green)
  4. Plums – one quart
  5. Raspberries 1 pint
  6. Muskmelons 2
  7. Watermelon 1
  8. Beans 5 green
  9. Beans 5 yellow
  10. Beets 3 table
  11. Carrots – 5
  12. Parsnips – 3
  13. Cucumbers, slicing – 3
  14. Onions, Spanish – 3
  15. Onions, any other variety – 5
  16. Peppers, sweet – 3
  17. Peppers, Jalapeno – 5
  18. Potatoes – 5 (variety named)
  19. Tomatoes, any table variety – 3
  20. Tomatoes, cherry – minimum 6, stem on
  21. Pumpkins – 2 pie pumpkins
  22. Squash, Pepper – 2
  23. Squash, Butternut – 2
  24. Squash, Hubbard – 2
  25. Squash, oddest shape
  26. Cabbage, green – 1
  27. Cabbage, red – 1
  28. Sunflower largest head
  29. Garlic, any variety – 3 bulbs
  30. Ornamental corn – 3 husked back and tied for hanging
  31. Largest and smallest vegetable from my garden (same type)
  32. Collection of 3 or more potted herbs, any container suitable for a deck or patio

33.“Mayor’s Special” Decorative basket or other container using fruit vegetables to depict the fair theme. Not to exceed 40 cm. in any direction. 1st Prize $20 donated by Duncan and Norma McPhail.

34 “Bee Special” a special to feature fruit and vegetables that need pollinators may include honey and flowers. Arrangement should not exceed 40 cm in any direction. This is a new category sponsored by Wiehle Honey first prize $20

Special
The person with the most points in sections 1-32 will win a $50 gift certificate from Ace Country and Garden, Glencoe.

 

THE GREAT PUMPKIN CONTEST

Largest Pumpkin by weight

Prizes: 1st-$100.00 donated by Andrew and Laura Kieraszewicz – 2nd -$50.00 – 3rd -$25 – donated by R.A.A.S.

FAIR PUMPKINS