2017 Perth Fair

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

2017 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, Aaliyah Hage-Hassan

All exhibits in this class must be in place between 6:30p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Thursday August 31st in the Agriculture tent, ready for judging and are to be picked up at 4pm on Monday September 4th. 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. Two or more persons working a farm in partnership, may make one 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 trimmed but 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 (10) - variety named.
  14. Tomatoes - heirloom - 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. Gourd display.
  27. "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. Braided garlic - 12 bulbs
  2. Collection of garden vegetables, displayed on or in a container no larger than 24" x 24" judged on quality, number of varieties and 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. Junior (age 15 & under) - 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
  4. Senior (age 16 & up)- A Garden Scarecrow, best scarecrow for use in the garden. Not over 7' tall. 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

Most Points in Garden Vegetables - $30 Gift Certificate - Perth Farmer's Market