Homegrown Produce

Your homegrown produce can win a ribbon!

Homegrown fruits and vegetables take some work, but the taste is the reward! Let us reward you further with ribbons for your best garden produce. Pre-registration is required.

The Fine Print

Got questions? Here is more information on this contest.

Any youth or adult who lives in San Diego County.

The entry fee is $5 per contest date, and includes free Fair admission. You may enter one contest date, or both.

One entry, per class, per show. The vegetables division has seven classes; fruits has six. There also are basket classes for fruits, vegetables and herbs.

Participants must register online in advance. Entrants receive free admission to the Fair on the contest day, and then bring their homegrown produce to The Farm at Family Funville by noon for check-in. Judging begins promptly at 1:00PM.

Cash awards and ribbons. Please see the contest materials for specifics.

A mixed herb basket class, for baskets displaying three or more herb varieties.

Get in touch online or call us at (858) 792-4207.

Entry Information

Entry deadline: Friday, May 31, 2019.
Contest dates: Saturday, June 22, and Saturday, June 29, 2019.

Contest Info
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Your homegrown produce can win a ribbon!

Homegrown fruits and vegetables take some work, but the taste is the reward! Let us reward you further with ribbons for your best garden produce. This contest is open to any youth or adult who lives in San Diego County. Pre-registration is required.

The Fine Print

Got questions? Here is more information on this contest.

Any youth or adult who lives in San Diego County.

The entry fee is $5 per contest date, and includes free Fair admission. You may enter one contest date, or both.

One entry, per class, per show. The vegetables division has six classes; fruits has eight. There also are basket classes for fruits and vegetables.

Participants must register online in advance. Entrants receive free admission to the Fair on the contest day, and then bring their homegrown produce to The Farm at Family Funville by noon for check-in. Judging begins promptly at 1:00PM.

Cash awards and ribbons. Please see the contest materials for specifics.

Get in touch online or call us at (858) 792-4207.

Entry Information

Registration deadline: The deadline has passed; registration is closed.

Contest dates: Saturday, June 23, and Saturday, June 30, 2018.

Entry information has been left on this page for participants and those who might want to enter in the future.

Homegrown Produce Contest Info
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Who Won The Ribbons

Congratulations to those who won ribbons in the 2018 Homegrown Produce Contest at the San Diego County Fair. The June 30 results will be posted soon

Squash, all varieties

First – Billie English, San Diego

Tomatoes

First – Billie English, San Diego
Second – Rupe Wilson, San Diego

Peppers

First – Helen Barkanic, Escondido

Greens

First – Billie English, San Diego
Second – Rupe Wilson, San Diego
Third – Linda Gluckman, Valley Center

Root Vegetables

First – Rupe Wilson, San Diego
Second – Billie English, San Diego
Third – Helen Barkanic, Escondido

Beans

First – Billie English, San Diego

Mixed Garden Vegetable Basket

First – Mary Ponder, San Diego
Second – Linda Gluckman, Valley Center
Third – Billie English, San Diego

Citrus

First – Billie English, San Diego
Second – Linda Gluckman, Valley Center

Avocado

First – Cynthia Battaglia, San Marcos
Second – Billie English, San Diego

Stone Fruit

First – Rupe Wilson, San Diego

Berries

First – Linda Gluckman, Valley Center
Second – Rupe Wilson, San Diego
Third – Billie English, San Diego

Mixed Garden Fruit Basket

First – Rupe Wilson, San Diego

Other Vegetable or Fruit

First – Billie English, San Diego
Second – Rupe Wilson, San Diego

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