AVGVG Family Summer BBQ July 24th, 2018

Our Annual Family BBQ will be held at Tom Corkum’s, 272 Windermere Road (just up from the Windermere Hall) on Tuesday, July 24th at 6:30 pm. People are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and a desert to share. Burgers, hotdogs and drinks will be provided. A great time to catch up with everyone on how their season is progressing.

Everyone Welcome.

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2018 Patch Tour

Dear Club Members,

The 2018 Annual Patch Tour will take place on Tuesday, June 26th at 6:00pm. This year Paul Cameron has graciously agreed to host the club at his patch which is located on 409 Arnold Road in Grafton. His farm is at the base of the North Mountain turning right off the Black Rock Road – Google Maps Link https://goo.gl/maps/ZUNZLfdeVW32

The patch tour will be followed by a brief club meeting as well as some light refreshments.

We are well into the season and this is a great chance to see how growers are doing and maybe pick up a trick or two.

Hope to see you there!

Judy

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10th Anniversary T-Shirts / Photo Contest

The 10th Anniversary T-Shirts have been produced and if you have not received yours yet watch your mail box. In conjunction with the t-shirt promotion we are running a 10th Anniversary Photo Contest to help bring all members together celebrating 10 years of great members and success of our club. The links below will give you the Photo Contest Promotion page as well as the Photo Contest rules. Please take a minute to read these both and please participate in your contest.

10th Anniversary Photo Contest Promotion 

10th Anniversary Photo Contest Rules

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April 2018 Meeting – Everyone Welcome

Its spring planting time and everyone is getting their patches ready for a successful 2018 so to help with that our April 2018 AVGVG meeting to be held on April 23rd, 2018 at the Windermere Hall in Berwick 7:00 PM and will feature : Shelly MacInnis :  Soil Health Amendments and Record Keeping as well as a Video Presentation from Paul Depres. 

Everyone is welcome so why not bring a friend who wants to learn to grow or just wants to pick up some interesting information on Soil Health.

PS : Remember your Anniversary T-Shirt information is due by the 24th of April !

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2018 Winter/ Spring Newsletter now available on this website


The latest AVGVG Patch News is now on the web site. You can find it under the Club Newsletter tab or at the following Link :  2018 Winter/Spring Newsletter

Be sure to review the page on the 10th Anniversary T-Shirt as this is a limited time offer.

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Congratulations to the AVGVG Executive 2018-2019

Congratulations to our 2018-2019 elected executive of the AVGVG! Thanks to Ron Muis, Gerard Ansems, Paul Cameron, and Judy Knox for taking time from their busy schedules to volunteer for these positions. We appreciate all you do for the organization and thank you for your skills which have made the AVGVG what it is today!

 

 

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Thanks Ron

Ron Muis, President, Annapolis Valley Giant Vegetable Grower’s Association

On February 26, 2018 the Annapolis Valley Giant Vegetable Grower’s Association (AVGVG) held its’ Annual General Meeting. Ron Muis was elected President for the 2018 – 2019 year. Ron has made tremendous commitments to the organization over the years, including the President’s role since 2016! Shown above is Ron at the 2017 AVGVG Glad Gardens Weigh-off with his tractor. Ron loaned his tractor to the event and did “all the heavy lifting” of the giant pumpkins and other gigantic vegetables. Thanks for all you do Ron!!

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2017 Master Grower Results are in !

Great to see that out of the 32 GPC Master Growers 10 were  AVGVG Club Members in 2017

Congratulations to all Growers

MASTER GARDNER AWARD FOR 2017
PLACE    GROWER    POINTS
1    Steil, Scott    152
2    Kline, Todd    145
3    Barlow, John & Merri    142
4    Trombley, Tom    135
5    Johnston / Butler, Art / John    134
6    Harnica, John    133
7    Fleser, Dan    129
8    Ansems, Gerard    127
9    Ansems, Fred    123
10    Beal, Jim    113
11    Court, Doug    108
12    Wexler, James    107
13    Tanner, Gordon    103
14    Black, Carter    101
15    Herve, Berthelot    94
16    Trychta, Dustin    92
17    Ansems, Shirley    91
18    Ferguson, Paul    90
19    Ansems , Catharina    86
20    Ansems, Frank    85
21    Lindley, Jeremy    84
22    Ferraris, Giustino    83
23    Cameron, Paul    82
24    Timmins, Don & Brenda    81
25    Court, Louise    78
26    Court, Tamri    77
27    O’Brien, Wayne    74
28    Box, Andy    73
29    MacQuarrie, Kim    73
30    Beal, Don    71
31    O’Brien, Waylen    59
32    Risi, Bob    58

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10th Anniversary Logo

As part of our 10th Anniversary of the AVGVG we have updated the club logo to reflect this milestone for the club. You will see this appear on all of the communication for this year !

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AVGVG Annual Meeting 2018

The Annual Meeting of the AVGVG will take place at  the Windermere Hall in Berwick, Nova Scotia on Monday February 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm . Please plan to attend as we discuss the plans for the upcoming year, review financial results and other business that comes before the club.

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