2017 Perth Fair

Fri Sept 1st - Mon Sept 4th
172nd Anniversary

2016 Garden Vegetables

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Please note the Rules Governing the Perth Fair. They pertain to all classes. Please read them carefully.

Information: Sheila Prescott 613-267-5890, Gayle Truman

All exhibits in this class must be in place between 6:30p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Thursday September 1, 2016 in the Agriculture tent, ready for judging. Entries are accepted on the understanding that the judge may, if he/she wishes, cut a sample of the exhibit. A competitor will be confined to one entry in a section, unless otherwise noted. A father & son or two or more persons working a farm in partnership, may take on entry only in a section.

PRIZE MONEY - 1st $ 8.00, 2nd $6.00, 3rd $3.00

CLASS 601

  1. Early potatoes - 5 - variety must be named such as Chippewa, Keswick, Irish Cobble
  2. Late Potatoes - 5 - variety must be named such as Sebago, Bisons, Chieftain, Red Pontiac
  3. Carrots for table use -5 -tops trimmed ½" - leave on tap root.
  4. Beets round for table use - 5 -tops trimmed ½" - leave on tap root.
  5. Onions - 5 -red or white not peeled.
  6. Onions -large Spanish type - 3 - trimmed, not peeled.
  7. Pickling onions - 1 litre.
  8. Broccoli - 1 head.
  9. Cabbage - 1 red or white
  10. Turnip - 1 tops and roots trimmed
  11. Tomatoes -red -any variety in a 3 litre basket.
  12. Tomatoes -green -any variety in a 3 litre basket.
  13. Cherry tomatoes -1 cluster - variety named.
  14. Tomatoes - heritage - 3 - variety named, stem attached.
  15. Collection of tomatoes -2 each, minimum of 3 varieties.
  16. Eggplant - 3 - ripe with stem.
  17. Squash - 1 - any variety - must be named.
  18. Pumpkin - pie type - 1.
  19. Cucumbers -3 -any variety for table use -under 8" in length with 1/2” stem on .
  20. Cucumbers - 5 - small pickling variety -1/2” stem on.
  21. Cucumbers -3 -large, ripe.
  22. Collection of fresh herbs -in water or soil -must be named.
  23. Peppers -3 -red sweet.
  24. Peppers -5 - hot any variety.
  25. Garlic -3 bulbs any variety -unpeeled roots trimmed, named.
  26. Braided garlic - 12 bulbs
  27. Gourd display.
  28. "Do you see what I see?" - A vegetable that looks like something else. Please name what you think it looks like.


SPECIALS:

PRIZE MONEY - 1st $15.00, 2nd $10.00, 3rd $5.00

  1. Collection of garden vegetables - displayed on or in a container no larger than 24"x24" judged on quality, number of varieties & arrangement


Junior Gardeners (15 yrs & under)

CLASS 601

  1. Collection of garden vegetables, displayed on or in a container no larger than 24" x 24", judged on quality, number of varieties and arrangement

Vegetable People

PRIZE MONEY: 1st $20.00, 2nd $15.00, 3rd $10.00, 4th $5.00

Any combination of just vegetables to create a vegetable person. Must be titled (ie: My Grandpa or My Teacher etc.)

  1. 7 years and under
  2. 8 to 15 years
  3. A Garden Scarecrow, best scarecrow for use in the garden. Not over 7' tall. Sponsor - Perth Civitan - 1st $25.00, 2nd $10.00, 3rd $5.00

Judges Favorite of Vegetable People categories (601 - 31 & 32) will receive $25.00 - Sponsored by Tay Business Service