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Junior Fruits, Roots and Vegetables – Palmerston Fair

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Junior Fruits, Roots and Vegetables — Class T

2024 Class T:  Junior Fruits, Roots and Vegetables

Committee: Kelsi McFadzean (519-803-5509), 

Tonya Wilson, Crystal Hartung

Rules: Wipe specimen with a cloth to remove as much soil as possible – do not wash. Specimens with tops must be trimmed to 1” (unless stated otherwise). Specimens must be fully grown. Pumpkins and squash must still have their stems. All entries must be fresh and grown by the exhibitor. All exhibits must be brought to the fair by the exhibitor. Ensure entries are uniform in size and shape, fresh, have good colour and are true to variety. Place entries on appropriate sized plates. Entry tag to identify age, grade and name of school as of June 2024.

Ages 3 and Under: 

Prizes ~ 1st – $4.00; 2nd – $3.00; 3rd – $2.00, 4th – $1.00

  1. Bean, 1, the longest
  2. Carrot, 1, the longest
  3. Sweet corn stalk, 1, the tallest with no roots
  4. Sweet corn, 2 of any variety
  5. Cucumber, 1, the heaviest by weight
  6. Potato, 1, with the most eyes
  7. Pumpkin, 1 the smallest by weight
  8. Red or green tomato, 1, the heaviest by weight
  9. Zucchini, 1, the longest
  10. One named vegetable on a paper plate, not named above

Ages 4-6: 

Prizes ~ 1st – $4.00; 2nd – $3.00; 3rd – $2.00, 4th – $1.00

  1. Bean, 1, the longest
  2. Carrot, 1, the longest
  3. Sweet corn stalk, 1, the tallest with no roots
  4. Sweet corn, 2, any variety
  5. Cucumber, 1, the heaviest by weight
  6. Potato, 1, with the most eyes
  7. Pumpkin, 1, the smallest by weight
  8. Red or green tomato, 1, the heaviest by weight
  9. Zucchini, 1, the longest
  10. Name 3 different beans to make a face on a paper plate

Ages 7-9:

Prizes ~ 1st – $4.00; 2nd – $3.00; 3rd – $2.00, 4th – $1.00

  1. Bean, 2, any variety
  2. Carrot, 2, any variety
  3. Sweet corn, 2 of any yellow variety
  4. Sweet corn stalk, 1, the tallest with no roots
  5. Cucumbers, 2, any variety
  6. Potatoes, 2, any variety
  7. Pumpkin, 1, the deepest orange
  8. Tomato, 1 red, the heaviest by weight
  9. Tomato, 1 green, the heaviest by weight
  10. Zucchini, 1, the heaviest by weight
  11. Any herb leaf, 2, named
  12. Strangest looking vegetable, named
  13. Name 3 different Beans on a printed map in their country of origin

Ages 10-13:

Prizes ~ 1st – $4.00; 2nd – $3.00; 3rd – $2.00, 4th – $1.00

  1. Bean, 3, any colour or variety
  2. Carrot, 3, any colour or variety
  3. Sweet corn, 3 of any variety
  4. Sweet corn stalk, 1, the tallest with no roots
  5. Cucumbers, 3, any colour or variety
  6. Potatoes, 3, any colour or variety
  7. Pumpkin, 1, the deepest green
  8. Tomato, 1 red, the heaviest by weight
  9. Tomato, 1 green, the heaviest by weight
  10. Cabbage, 1, the heaviest by weight
  11. Any herb leaf, 2, named
  12. Create a farm scene using beans and label the beans used on a paper plate

Class T Specials:

  1. Most points for Ages 4-6 ~ 1st – Growing kit – Large – bucket full of items to use in the garden; 2nd – Growing kit – Small – bucket full of items to use in the garden.
  2. Most points for Ages 7-9 ~1st – choice of 5 seed packets from Hawthorn Farm; 2nd – choice of 3 seed packets from Hawthorn Farm.
  3. Most points Age 10-13 ~1st – 25$ Gift Certificate to Hawthorn Farm

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