SUPERINTENDENT:
Clifford & Eleanor Robinson 
860-342-3281 

MAIL ENTRIES TO:
Vegetables and Fruit
58 Great Hill Road
Portland, CT 06480

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VEGETABLES AND FRUIT

• All entries must have five (5) items per white paper/plastic plate except where specified.

1. All exhibits must be grown and cared for by the exhibitor.


2. Judging for the entire department will be on the Danish System (all exhibits judged on their own merits and not in 
competition with other entries). Multiple awards can be given in a class. No prizes will be given if the judges feel there is 
no merit.

3. An exhibitor can make only one entry of the same variety. Plates will be provided for all fruits and vegetables.

4. Vegetables and fruits that are of uniform size, shape and color and which are at proper maturity for table use or 
canning should be selected. Specimens should be clean, fresh, firm and free from blemishes caused by insects, disease 
or rough handling. Only the specified amounts of fruits and vegetables per plate or basket will be accepted. 

5. Entry forms must be received by mail, no later than Tuesday, October 4th. Absolutely no entries will be accepted 
after that date. The committee will accept exhibits on Thursday, October 6th between 5:00-7:00 pm. No unregistered 
entries will be accepted.

6. Exhibits must be picked up on Sunday, October 9th between 5:30-7:00 pm. No exhibits to be removed before 
5:30 pm Sunday. Exhibits not picked up by 7:00 pm will be discarded. Any winnings will be donated back to the Portland Fair.

Prizes - Premiums & Ribbons
Best in Show: Rosette
1st: $4.00         2nd: $3.00         3rd: $2.00
VEGETABLES
Beans (10 per plate)
Beets
Broccoli (1 head)
Cabbage (1 head)
Carrots
Cauliflower (1 head)
Corn
   White - (3)
   Yellow - (3)
Cucumbers - (3 per plate)
Eggplant (1)
Muskmelon (1)
Onions
   Red
   Yellow
Parsley (1 plant)
Peppers
   Sweet (large green)
   Sweet (long Italian)
   Sweet (red)
   Hot (cherry)
   Hot (long red)
  Squash
   Summer (3)
   Butternut (1)
   Blue Hubbard (1)
Tomatoes
   Italian Plum
   Cherry
   Pear
   Red
   Yellow
Turnips (3)
Potatoes
   Cobbler
   Green Mountain
   Kennebec
   Red Type
   Russet
   Other Varieties
Pumpkin (1)
Spinach (1 plant)
Any Other Variety of Vegetable 
FRUITS
Apples
   Fuji   Braeburn
   Macintosh
   Empire
   Golden Delicious 
   Red Delicious 
   Rome 
   Miscellaneous Varieties Pears 
Plums Peaches 
Quinces (pint basket)
Berries (pint basket)
Watermelon (1)
Miscellaneous Fruit
Any Other Type of Fruit