Fall Fair

By Stowel Lake Farm

Entering vegetables in a small town fall fair feels like it links us to the farming community of the past and the present. Admittedly it is a bit silly to try and find 6 tomatoes that are identical in shape colour and size or 8 carrots that are between 4-6 inches with matching tapers when we believe vegetables are better when they are not ‘perfect’. ¬†That aspect aside it is fun to spend the morning before the fair choosing the best specimens and taking the time to marvel over the treasures that come out of the garden.
remembering what we entered and gathering the best of the best…
pretty peppers
our green peppers won 1st!
then of course there are the zucchini racers. This one stayed together the whole way down!
and a few rides are always part of the fair!

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