Whitesburg KY

Fruit, vegetable contest Aug. 2

The Letcher County Extension Office will be hosting the annual Fruit and Vegetable Contest on Aug. 2. Ribbons will be awarded for first through third places in each category.

Categories are: fruit — apples, pears, plums, peaches, strawberries blueberries, and grapes. Vegetables — potatoes, tomatoes, watermelon, cantaloupe, cucumbers, sweet corn, field corn, bell peppers, hot peppers, beans, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, gourds and zucchini. Miscellaneous — honey.

Entries will be judged on cleanliness, lack of disease, appropriate size and maturity. Honey will be judged in three categories (light, medium and dark) on clarity and appearance. Entries must be received by noon on Aug. 1. Entries are to be picked up by August 3. Those left will be discarded. Call 606-633-2362 for more information.

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