© 2019 by Hardwick Community Fair Association
P.O. Box 1 • Hardwick, MA 01037
Held each year on the Hardwick Town Common


Conducted by the Hardwick Community Fair Association, Inc. a 501(c)(3) organization, with assistance from the Calvin Paige Agricultural Fund and other local organizations.

Town House • Second Floor

Premiums: 3 pts. • 2 pts. • 1 pt. unless otherwise noted 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Abbie White, Roberta McQuaid & family, Nan Wolverton & family, Emma Frost 

RULES

• All entries must be grown, selected, and arranged by the exhibitor.

• New classes will be created at the discretion of the committee and judges.
• White paper plates will be provided by the Fair.

• Other display containers are provided by the exhibitor.

• Exhibitors have the option to use moist paper towels and/or jars of water 
to maintain freshness.

EXHIBIT CATEGORIES

A. FRUIT PLATES 

  1.  5 Apples, any variety

  2.  5 Pears, any variety

  3.  5 Peaches, any variety

  4.  Blueberries, 1 pint

  5.  Other, one pint or 5 each 

B. CONTAINER DISPLAY 

  1.  Display of at least 6 kinds of vegetables 

  2.  At least 2 kinds of fruits, 2 kinds of herbs, and 2 kinds of vegetables

  3.  One kind of vegetable, at least 6 different varieties 

C. VEGETABLE CREATURES (Home grown vegetables not required) 

D. VEGETABLES & FRUITS FOR TASTE (Judged solely on taste, not appearance) 

  1.  15 Beans

  2.  2 Cucumbers

  3.  2 Garlic heads

  4.  5 Hot peppers

  5.  5 Small tomatoes

  6.  2 Large tomatoes

  7.  Blueberries, one pint

  8.  2 Melons

  9.  5 Peaches 

E. VEGETABLES FOR DISPLAY 

  1.  15 pods green beans 

  2.  15 pods other color beans

  3.  5 beets

  4.  2 heads cabbage

  5.  5 carrots

  6.  5 ears of sweet corn

  7.  5 pickling cucumbers

  8.  2 slicing cucumbers

  9.  5 garlic

  10.  5 stems of greens such as swiss chard, kale, spinach

  11.  2 heads of lettuce

  12.  5 onions

  13.  1 onion/garlic/shallot braid

  14.  5 bell peppers

  15.  5 hot peppers, 3" in length or longer

  16.  5 hot peppers, less than 3" long

  17.  5 potatoes

  18.  2 pumpkins

  19.  5 green tomatoes

  20.  5 red tomatoes

  21.  5 ripe other-than-red tomatoes

  22.  15 cherry/grape/plum tomatoes

  23.  2 zucchini

  24.  2 yellow summer squash

  25.  2 winter squash

  26.  Other not listed: Large – 2 each, Medium – 5 each, Small – 15

  27.  1 Largest size of any type

  28.  2 eggplant

F. HERBS (Displaying in jars of water preserves freshness)

  1.  2 stems of one kind

  2.  At least 6 kinds