ROOT, VEGETABLES AND FRUIT

 

CLASS 27

Last Updated June 16, 2019

COMMITTEE

Burt Virgin, Chairperson 432-6241,

Cathie Churchill, Jim McGregor

 

On line entries are available this year, please use the link

https://www.assistexpo.ca/renfrewfair

 

PLEASE NOTE: ENTRIES MUST BE HOMEGROWN BY THE EXHIBITOR. ENTRIES IN ROOTS, VEGETABLES AND FRUIT ONLY WILL BE ALLOWED TO BE BROUGHT IN TO EXHIBIT HALL TUESDAY NIGHT BETWEEN 6:00 P.M. AND 9:00 P.M. AND WEDNESDAY MORNING BEFORE 9:00 A.M. EXHIBITORS SHALL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR PLACING ENTRIES IN THE CORRECT CATEGORY.

 

NO PLATES OR BOWLS OF VALUE TO BE USED.

 

In Section 1 to 49, prize money will be as follows, unless otherwise specified:

1st – $5.25; 2nd – $4.25; 3rd – $3.25

 

In sections 1 to 6, tops are to be removed 1” above the root.

SECTION

  1. 2 Rutabagas
  2. 5 Beets, round
  3. 5 Carrots, up to 5” long
  4. 5 Carrots, 5” and over
  5. 5 Carrots, coloured (not orange) i.e. purple
  6. 3 Parsnips

Sections 7 to 10, cut top 1” above the bulb.

  1. 3 Spanish onions, not peeled.
  2. 3 Red onions, not peeled
  3. 5 flat onions, not peeled, on a plate
  4. 5 globe onions, not peeled, on a plate
  5. 5 green bunch onions, not peeled
  6. 2 heads, cabbage, red
  7. GARLIC
  8. a) 2 garlic, soft neck, variety named, unpeeled
  9. b) 2 garlic, hard neck, variety named, unpeeled
  10. c) 2 garlic, any variety, unpeeled
  11. GARLIC SPECIAL

           Best garlic braid, minimum 5 bulbs and maximum 10 bulbs

1st – $12.00; 2nd – $10.00; 3rd – $8.00

  1. 3 tomatoes, red with stems, named, all one variety
  2. ½ litre basket small red tomatoes with stems
  3. 3 roma tomatoes, with stems
  4. Tomatoes, mixed, suitable container, 3 varieties or more, label varieties

individually, with stems

  1. Tomatoes, green, calyx & stem attached, 3
  2. A truss of cherry tomatoes, (A truss is a cluster of fruit growing at the end

of a single stalk)

  1. A truss of grape tomatoes.
  2. 1 pot parsley – I plant only
  3. Dill, 3 stalks displayed in water
  4. Plate of 5 pods, yellow beans
  5. Plate of 5 pods, green beans
  6. 2 Cucumbers, green for table, English Type
  7. 2 Cucumbers, green for table, VARIETY NAMED.
  8. Pickling cucumbers, 4 on a plate, 4 ¼” to 6”
  9. 1 litre pickling cucumbers, 3 to 4”
  10. 3 Ears of corn, ready for table, more than 8 rows
  11. 2 Muskmelons/cantelopes
  12. 2 Watermelons
  13. 2 Pie Pumpkins, tied together
  14. 5 Stalks rhubarb, crown and 1” leaf left on, bundled
  15. 3 Green peppers, sweet
  16. 3 Jalapeno peppers
  17. 3 Peppers, any kind, 3 colours, shown on a plate
  18. 1 Squash, Hubbard, any variety
  19. 2 Squash, Acorn or Pepper, white or dark
  20. 2 Squash, Butternut
  21. 2 Table Zucchini under 9”
  22. 2 Squash, named, any variety, other than section 38 – 41
  23. 1 Halloween Pumpkin
  24. 2 Miniature ornamental pumpkins, e.g. sweetie, jack be little, baby boo, usually

less than 5” in diameter

  1. 3 Gourds on a plate, similar or mixed variety
  2. 5 potatoes on a plate, any variety, named, late, e.g. Kennebec, Chieftan, Green

Mountain, Russet, Sabego

  1. 5 potatoes on a plate, red, named
  2. 5 potatoes on a plate, any variety, named, early, e.g. Norland, Superior, Irish

Cobbler

  1. 5 Yellow fleshed potatoes on a plate, named
  2. Largest one specimen, any variety, first place prize awarded only at judge’s

discretion

  1. zucchini, b) carrot, c) pepper, d) beet, e) cucumber 1st – $6.00
  2. Collection of Vegetables, maximum 3’ x 4’ display, 12 items or more,

arrangement to count 1st – $12.00; 2nd – $9.00; 3rd – $6.00

  1. Fresh herbs, 5 different varieties or more, individually named and labelled, artistic

display to count 1st – $12.00; 2nd – $9.00; 3rd – $6.00

  1. Collection of three or more potted herbs, any variety, in a container suitable for

a deck or patio 1st – $12.00; 2nd – $9.00; 3rd – $6.00

  1. Suitable display of 4 or more vegetables, e.g. tomatoes, beans, onions, etc

            1st – $12.00; 2nd – $9.00; 3rd – $6.00

  1. A prize winning pick from your vegetable garden 1st – $10.00; 2nd – $8.00; 3rd – $6.00
  2. Ready to Nibble, a display of 4 or more vegetables, freshness and arrangement to

count, on a dinner plate 1st – $10.00; 2nd – $8.00; 3rd – $6.00

  1. Not common NAMED vegetable 1st – $6.50; 2nd – $4.50; 3rd – $3.00
  2. Strangest shaped vegetable 1st – $6.50; 2nd – $4.50; 3rd – $3.00
  3. FOR SMALL HOME GARDENERS ONLY Variety of vegetables 5 – 8 kinds,

Individually named, shown on a tray 1st – $10.00; 2nd – $8.00; 3rd – $6.00

  1. RENFREW AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY SPECIAL – $30.00 to the exhibitor

With the most points in Roots & vegetables

  1. RENFREW AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY SPECIAL – Giant Pumpkin,

largest by circumference 1st – $30.00; 2nd – $20.00; 3rd – $15.00

FRUIT

Prize Money in Section 62 – 65: 1st – $3.25; 2nd – $2.75; 3rd – $2.25

SECTION

  1. McIntosh Reds – 3
  2. 3 apples, any variety, other than listed above
  3. Crabapples – any variety – 5
  4. Plums, any variety – 5
  5. Best 3 litre basket of apples, mixed or same variety 1st – $10.00; 2nd – $8.00;

          3rd – $6.00

  1. Small Fruit – 1 variety, shown in a small bowl 1st – $5.25; 2nd – $3.25; 3rd – $2.25
  2. A collection of fruit in a bowl or basket, minimum of 3 fruit 1st – $5.25;

           2nd – $3.25; 3rd – $2.25

  1. A prize winning pick from your fruit garden e.g. bunch of grapes, single apple,

etc. 1st – $5.25; 2nd – $3.25; 3rd – $2.25

NOTES: The committee always welcomes suggestions or alterations to sections.

                 Leaves should not be attached in Sections 62 – 66.