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Canning & Home Brewing – CLASS K1,K2,K3

2024 Class K-1: Canning

Committee:  Leola Hartung (519-291-8833), Donna Turner, Susan Yungblut, Sheila Andriessen, Brenda Pfeffer

Rules:  All canning and preserves must be exhibited in clear, sealed, containers. No wax is permitted. New snap lids and rings are preferred. Please use an elastic to attach entry tag to the jar. If six (6) or more entries in a class, it will be split and given two first, second and third prizes.

Prizes:  ~ 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

  1. Apple sauce
  2. Sweet cherries
  3. Fruit cocktail
  4. Plums
  5. Raspberries
  6. Peaches
  7. Pears
  8. Freezer strawberry jam, uncooked
  9. Strawberry jam, cooked
  10. Peach jam
  11. Freezer peach jam, uncooked
  12. Rhubarb & pineapple jam
  13. Freezer strawberry rhubarb jam, uncooked
  14. Strawberry rhubarb jam, cooked
  15. Black currant jam
  16. Blueberry jam
  17. Marmalade
  18. Raspberry jam
  19. Freezer Raspberry jam, uncooked
  20. Any jam, labeled, not already listed
  21. Grape jelly
  22. Apple jelly
  23. Pepper jelly – any flavour (name ingredients) 
  24. Any jelly, labeled, not already listed
  25. Honey butter
  26. Maple syrup
  27. Regular dill pickles
  28. Garlic dill pickles
  29. Dill pickles—sliced & ready for a hamburger
  30. Bread & butter pickles
  31. Beet relish 
  32. Pickled beets
  33. Corn relish
  34. Hotdog/hamburger relish (no corn)
  35. Chili sauce
  36. Nine-day sweet pickles
  37. Icicle pickles
  38. Pickled hot peppers
  39. Pickled beans, no garlic
  40. Pickled beans, with garlic
  41. Salsa—mild
  42. Salsa—hot
  43. Tomato juice
  44. Canned tomatoes
  45. BBQ Sauce
  46. Tomato ketchup
  47. Steak sauce
  48. Spaghetti sauce
  49. Salad dressing, cooked
  50. Pickled eggs

Class K Specials:

  1. ‘Gift Pack Competition’:  2024 Theme: Sow it, Grow it, Show it. Judges select winner based on creativity, quality of home canned products, and includes an itemized description/cost.  Jars will not be opened. May include preserves and wine or beer. The first place winning basket will be retained by the Agricultural Society to be auctioned off on Saturday at 3:00 pm at the fair. Prizes: ~ 1st  $20 cash from the Agricultural Society; 2nd – $15 donated  by Agricultural Society; 3rd $10 donated by Agricultural Society
  2. First highest accumulated points in Class K-1. Prize donated by the Agricultural Society.
  3. Second highest accumulated points in Class K-1. Prize donated by the Agricultural Society.
  4. Third highest accumulated points in Class K-1. Prize donated by the Agricultural Society.

Pickles descriptions:

Icicle—long, slender slices of cucumber

Nine day—whole cucumber, sliced horizontally

Gherkin—a whole tiny cucumber

Dill—small uniform cucumber

2024 Class K-2:  Family Canning

Rules:  All canning and preserves must be exhibited in clear, sealed, containers. No wax is permitted. Please use elastic to attach entry tag to the jar. Canning & preserves are to be made together as a family activity with both adults and children or grandchildren participating.  

Prizes:  ~ 1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00

  1. Family favourite jam-any flavour, named fruit
  2. Family favourite pickles

2024 Class K-3:  Home Brewing –Wine/Liqueur/Beer

Rules: All entries must include two bottles of each, with each entry having an entry tag securely tied to one bottle and matching labels for the pair. Wine must be presented in 700- 750ml wine bottles. Liqueurs/beer may be in a smaller bottle.  

The first place winner of each class will be retained by the Palmerston Agricultural Society and auctioned off at 3:00 pm at the Auction of Champions on Saturday at the fair, in the Community Centre.

Prizes:  ~ 1st – $15.00; 2nd – $12.00; 3rd – $10.00

  1. Red wine
  2. White wine
  3. Fruit wine, named
  4. Blush wine
  5. Liqueur, any flavour
  6. Beer—pale
  7. Beer—dark
  8. Cider

Class K-3 Special:

  1. Sponsored by Argyle Wines—The top choice by the judge will win a special prize from Argyle Wines, Listowel.

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