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2024 Austin County Home-Grown Vegetable Contest

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Do you think you have the best vegetables or the biggest tomato? The Horticulture Committee of Austin County, Linseisen’s Feed & Supply, and Nelson’s Plant Food are pleased to present the Home-Grown Vegetable Contest and Program being hosted on Saturday, June 8th. Show off the prize-winning vegetables from your garden!


The contest is open to the public, with no entry fee and no age requirements! If you love to garden and grow vegetables, you can enter. Vegetable check-in will be at Linseisen’s Feed located at 551 W Main, Bellville from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM. The judging will be closed to the public, with awards presented no earlier than 11:00 AM. There will be a free educational presentation offered at 10:00 AM held at the Bellville VFD meeting room located at 511 W Main, Bellville. You may walk over from Linseisen’s. The presentation will be given by Robert Luedeker with Austin County Horticulture Committee, he will be showing “How to Make Homemade Sauerkraut”.


Only one entry per person in each of the main categories or wherever specified on the informational flyer. No rotten or split vegetables will be allowed or judged. All vegetables or fruit entered must be edible and grown by the exhibitor; no store brought products. Please provide the correct number of samples per category when entering. Otherwise, your entry will be disqualified.


For more information, please visit https://austin.agrilife.org/agriculture/acvegcontest/. If you have any questions about this program, please contact the Austin County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent, Stacie Villarreal, at 979-865-2072.


June 8
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Stacie Villarreal


Linseisen’s Feed & Supply
551 West Main
Bellville, TX 77418 United States
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