Join the “grow local” revolution and take part in the Metchosin Day Produce Contest. Ribbons for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places. No pre-entry needed. Just drop off specimens at the district office – 9:00 to 11:30am on SATURDAY, September 7, 2019. Judging to take place from 12-2 on Saturday, September 7.
Produce should be entered in the categories specified below. Bring a paper plate to display produce and write your name, address and tel.no. and any special info about variety, especially heritage variety on the back of the paper plate.
Include age if you are a junior entry-under 12. It is so great to find as many juniors as adults entering in all categories.
Viewing the produce will open Sunday morning at 10 am on Metchosin Day, September 8, 2019. Produce should be picked up in the afternoon by 3 pm.
Details to be confirmed closer to the day. Heritage varieties are MOST welcome at the festival.
Judges – Derek Wulff, Robin Tunnicliffe, Bob Mitchell
Peas, shell/snap, 6pods
Pole Bears – 3 Specimens
Cauliflower – 1 head
Broccoli – 1 head
Beets – 3 only
Carrots, bunch of 3 tied with tops
Corn, Sweet, 3 cobs, one stripped
Garlic, 3 bulbs
Onions, 3 specimens
Peppers, Hot, names, 3 specimens
Radishes, 3 specimens
Tomatoes, stems on, named, 3 only
Tomatoes, Cherry, any colour, 3 only
Squash, named variety, 1 specimen
Giant Pumpkin/Squash, named, 1 only
Longest Bean, 1 specimen
Longest Carrot, 1 specimen
Largest Sunflower head, 1 foot stem
Largest Potato, I only Weirdest looking vegetable, 1 only “I haven’t seen that before”
Apples, named variety, 3 only
Pears, named variety, 3 only
Plums & prunes, 5 only
Blackberries, 5 only
Melon, named variety, 1 only
Cut Flower Arrangement
In a vase
Vegetable Basket Assortment
Representing a farm or garden
Jams & Jellies
Note: These will be judged on appearance only.
Please contact Judith at 250-294-4345.