Produce Show and Open Day 2021

The Produce Show and Open Day took place on Saturday 4 September 2021, 1pm to 5pm. The weather was good, overcast, but no rain or high winds.

Activities on the day included:

  • produce show and plot holder of the year competition
  • children’s drawing competition and bug-hotel building
  • a talk about bees
  • refreshments and cakes
  • charity sale of home-made jams, preserves and produce

Winners

Photos from the day

Winner of the brassica category – a splendid head of broccoli

Pumpkin weight lifting session
Show judge Naomi introducing herself to the gathered plot holders
Tension is rising. Will my cucumber / potatoes /onion / tomato / pumpkin / beetroot / rose / cake/ experimental sprout & coriander chutney be a winner…?
Heaviest pumpkin posing for the paparazzi.
Professional artist Abi judged the children’s drawing competition. The theme was ‘design an allotment’.
Art exhibition. Curated by Abi. Great variety in the interpretation of the brief.
Judge Naomi getting a second opinion on the cake entries.
Bitter Melon – belongs to the large and diverse gourd family
Bee keeping seminar – with demonstration hive. Queen, Workers & Drones – a very hierarchical society.
Brisk trade in the refreshment marquee. Lemon drizzle cake was a winner.
Brisk trade in the refreshment marquee. Lemon drizzle cake was a winner.
Barbie and Ken enjoying a spread of micro sized fruit and veg harvested at the show
Barbie and Ken enjoying a spread of micro sized fruit and veg harvested at the show.
Bug hotel ready for tenants to move in
Bug hotel ready for tenants to move in.
Preserves were popular. Proceeds went to charity
Preserves were popular. Proceeds went to charity.
Who is the winner of 2021 Plot Holder of the Year? Find out below.
Who is the winner of 2021 Plot Holder of the Year? Find out below.

2021 Plot Holder of the Year – the winner is….