CLASS NINE - VEGETABLES & FRUIT

CLASS 9 - VEGETABLES AND FRUIT

Directors - Shirley Willi 519-461-1781, Josie O’Rourke

Rules and Regulations:

  1. All entries must be homegrown by the individual exhibitor.
  2. Entries must be displayed on disposable plates or suitable trays where applicable.
  3. Exhibits must be appealing and free of all garden soil, but not over washed.

**Double Check- Size, Measurements, Numbers & Other Specifications**

VEGETABLES:

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

1.

Table Potatoes, Red - 5

2.

Table Potatoes, White - 5

3.

Sweet Potatoes - 3

4.

Table Turnips, 2" tops - 2

5.

Table Beets, Globe Shaped, 1" tops - 5

6.

Table Beets, Cylindrical, 1" tops - 5

7.

Table Carrots, 1" tops - 5

8.

Onions, Grown from Dutch Sets, 1/2 ‘’ tops – 5

Only jagged and dirty outer skins should be removed.

9.

Onions, Spanish, ½" - 1" tops - 5 (Prepared as in # 8)

10.

Eggplant 1/2" stem - 2

11.

Tomatoes, Red, not paste type, stems on - 5

12.

Tomatoes, Yellow, stems on - 3

13.

Tomatoes, Cherry - 1 truss, minimum 6 tomatoes

A truss is a cluster of tomatoes from 1 stem with a natural variation in colour and size

14.

Beans, String, Green - 12

15.

Beans, String, Yellow - 12

16.

Sweet Peppers, Green, ½" stem - 3

17.

Sweet Peppers, Red, ½" stem - 3

18.

Hot Peppers, any variety, named - 3

19.

Zucchini, 7" - 8" long - 3

20.

Zucchini, Longest Pair

21.

Buttercup Squash - 2

22.

Butternut Squash - 2

23.

Pepper Squash - 2

24.

Spaghetti Squash - 2

25.

Pie Pumpkins - 2

26.

Gourds, Different varieties (one of each) - 6

27.

Cabbage, Red - 2

28.

Brussels Sprouts, stalk - 1

Leaves removed from stalk

29.

Garlic, Full Bulb - 2

30.

Swiss Chard, 2 stems, in water

31.

Kale, 2 stems, prepared as in # 30

32.

Sunflower Head - 1

33.

Any Other Vegetable not listed above, named - 2

34.

Oddest Shaped Vegetable

35.

A fresh herb (ex. dill, parsley, basil etc.), named - prepared as in # 30

FRUITS:

Prizes: 1st: $5, 2nd: $4, 3rd: $3

36.

Apples, Any Variety Named - 3

37.

Pears, Any Variety Named - 3

38.

Grapes, in plastic bag, named - 3 clusters

39.

Any Other Fruit not listed above, named - 2

40.

Oddest Shaped Fruit

CLASS 9 SPECIALS:

41.

Fall Harvest - Festive Table Centrepiece Prizes: 1st: $12, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $8

Using a minimum of 7 homegrown fruits and/or vegetables.

May use natural accessories for decoration, ie. nuts, pinecones, leaves, etc.

42.

"Think Green!" Prizes: 1st: $12, 2nd: $10, 3rd: $8

Collection of a minimum of 5 different green fruits and/or vegetables (not of the same variety)

Attractively displayed in any size or shape of tray or container

43.

Largest Pumpkin Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $8, 3rd: $6

200.

Most points in class 10 - Thorndale & Area Horticultural Society Prize: $10

EDUCATIONAL DISPLAY:

201.

Educational Display of Vegetables & Fruits Prize: $15

  1. No entry fee is required.
  2. Open to all non-profit organizations and commercial growers. Name of the exhibitor must be included in the display.
  3. This display is to be a collection of Vegetables and/or Fruits. Include one example of each variety. There must be a minimum of 15 different varieties. Display will be tastefully displayed on a 3'x3' maximum tray. Each vegetable/fruit must be named.
  4. This display will not be judged and is for educational purposes only.
  5. Each exhibitor must register at the fair office when the display is placed. Displays may be brought in on either the Thursday before the fair from 7-9pm or on Friday from 9-11am.
  6. Each exhibitor will be paid $15 for their display.
  7. All items displayed must be grown locally.