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Unity Agricultural Entry Registration

Agricultural Fair Continued

Classes of Entries to be Judged

We respectfully urge your participation in our Fair.  The following premium list offers a number of opportunities for reenactors to exhibit their creativity and manufacture.  All items for Domestic Manufacture must be made or home grown by the Exhibitor.

CLASS NAME

Bonnets and Ladies Hats

Best Decorated Straw Bonnet

Best Decorated Ladies Hat, of any material other than above

Best Quilted Hood

Heirloom Vegetables

Brandywine Tomatoes

Hubbard Squash

Winter Cabbage

Pole Beans

West Indies Gherkins

Danvers Half Long Carrots

Preserves

Jar of Cucumber Pickles

Raspberry Jam

Strawberry Jam

Jar of Flavored Vinegar or Ketchup

Needlework

Knitted mittens, Hat or Stockings

Knitted Shawl

Blanket or Throw

Crocheted Mittens, Stockings or Neck Scarf

Quilting

Pieced Bed or Crib Quilt

Appliqued Crib or Bed Quilt

Best Example of Homemade Soap

Flower Arrangement

Vase bouquet of fresh-cut flowers

Nosegays, fresh or dried materials

Artistic Endeavors

Penmanship-Ink on lined paper-First 4 lines of the Gettysburg Address

Drawing-Pencil or Pen and Ink

Bandbox 

Please select period correct heirloom varieties for home gardens.  Links to various seed companies are included here, and entry forms, which may be printed off and copied, are included on final page.

Seed Companies:

http://www.halcyon.com/tmend/links.htm   (Home has a great description of ‘heirloom.’

http://www.history.org/history/CWLand/nursery2.crm

http://www.landrethseeds.com/

http://www.plimoth.com/home-garden/garden/seeds/heirloom-seeds.html

http://www.yankeegardener.com/heritage_heirloom.html

http://comstockferre.com/history.htm

www.heirloomseeds.com

www.rareseeds.com

www.planetnatural.com

www.heirloomacreseeds.com

www.dirtworks.net

www.osv.org

https://plantinfo.umn.edu/arboretum/default.asp

 

Some additional agricultural fair info:

http://www.history.iastate.edu/agprimer/Page18.html

 

 

Thank you to:

Old Sturbridge Village for ‘Strafford Agricultural Society’

papers and discussions with the interpreters on historic

agriculture and fairs

www.delawarecountyfair.comfair.history.htm

Genesse Country Village and Museum Programme and

Premium List

Durham Fair Exhibitor Guide