2019 Perth Fair

Fri Aug 30th - Mon Sept 2nd
174th Anniversary

2019 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 29 in the Agriculture tent, ready for judging and are to be picked up at 4pm on Monday September 2. 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. Potatoes - 5 -Red, named, washed but not scrubbed
  2. Potatoes - 5 -White or yellow, named, washed but not scrubbed
  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. Mature Onions - 5 - white - trimmed but not peeled, jagged, dirty outer scales removed
  6. Mature Onions - 5 - red - trimmed but not peeled, jagged, dirty outer scales removed
  7. Onions -large Spanish type - 3 - trimmed but not peeled, jagged, dirty outer scales removed
  8. Pickling onions - 1 litre.
  9. Parsnips - 3 - tops trimmed to approx. 1 inch - leave on tap root
  10. Cabbage - 1 red or white
  11. Tomatoes -red - 5 - any variety,calyx preferably left attached
  12. Tomatoes -green - 5 - any variety,calyx preferably left attached
  13. Cherry tomatoes -1 truss - variety named.
  14. Tomatoes - heirloom - 3 - variety named, calyx preferably left attached.
  15. Collection of tomatoes - 2 each, minimum of 3 varieties, named
  16. Eggplant - 2 - ripe with stem.
  17. Zucchini - 3 green or yellow.  No longer than 8", stem trimmed and attached
  18. Summer squash - 2 - any variety - must be named.
  19. Winter  squash - 1 - any variety - must be named.
  20. Pumpkin - pie type - 1.
  21. Cucumbers -3 -any variety for table use - 6 inch and overlength with short stem on
  22. Cucumbers - 5 - small pickling variety - short stem on.
  23. Cucumbers -3 -large, ripe.
  24. Collection of fresh herbs -in water -must be named.
  25. Peppers -3 -red sweet.
  26. Peppers -5 - hot any variety.
  27. Garlic -3 bulbs any variety -unpeeled, roots trimmed, named.
  28. Edible corn - 3 cobs, name, 1/3 husk and silk removed from top down
  29. Any other vegetable - 1, named e.g. turnip, broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower
  30. "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 - at least 8 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 - Sponsored by the Lion's Club of Perth

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

    Judges Favorite of Vegetable People categories (601 - 34 & 35) will receive $25.00 - Sponsored by Tay Business Service

Garden Scarecrow

Best scarecrow for use in the garden.  No over 7' tall

  1. 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
  2. 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

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