Produce & Veggies
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 11:00 am on SATURDAY, September 9, 2023. Judging will take place from 11:30 am to 1 pm on Saturday, September 9.
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.
Viewing the produce will open Sunday morning at 11 am on Metchosin Day, September 10, 2023. Produce should be picked up in the afternoon by 3:30 pm.
Details to be confirmed closer to the day. Heritage varieties are MOST welcome at the festival.
Judges – Robin Tunnicliffe, Derek Wulff
- 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
- Longest Zucchini
- 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.