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AVGVG Silent Auction Underway

The Annapolis Valley Giant Vegetable Growers (AVGVG) has a great Silent Auction underway on the BigPumpkins.com Seed/Auction Message Board. Fred Ansems has put together some great seeds from both our local growers and others to support our club activities. You … Continue reading

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AVGVG Auction on Big Pumpkins

Please support the Annapolis Valley Giant Vegetable growers by participating in our on-line Auction Link to BP Auction : http://www.bigpumpkins.com/MsgBoard/ViewBoard.asp?b=26 Bids start at $15 please with $5 increments. All bids are in dollars from the country that you are bidding … Continue reading

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2017 Wayne Knox Memorial Trophy Winner – Jeff Reid

At the recent AVGVG Christmas Social club President Ron Muis presented Jeff Reid with the Wayne Knox Memorial Trophy for growing the largest club member pumpkin weighed at the Glad Gardens Weigh Off . Jeff’s pumpkin weighed in at 1298 … Continue reading

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2017 Bushel Gourd Contest Winner

At our recent Christmas Social President Ron Muis presented Gerard Ansmes  with a cheque for $250 as the winner of this years bushel gourd  contest. Gerard grew the largest bushel gourd from the 108 Nieuwenhoff seed weighing in at 262 … Continue reading

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Newest Inductees into the AVGVG Half Ton Club

At the recent AVGVG Christmas Social held on December 4th,2017 we inducted 7 Club Members into our Half Ton Club. This award recognizes growers who have had the great fortune to grow a pumpkin weighing in excess of 1000 pounds. … Continue reading

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2017 Outstanding Member Award

OUTSTANDING MEMBER AWARD What are the criteria for Outstanding Member Award for our club? I would like to think that being a grower of prime specimen’s or being  a supporter of club activities or being a help to other growers … Continue reading

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GPC announcement for Heavy Gourds aka: Bushel Gourd

Due to the great interest and encouraging turnout at many contests throughout the growing world this past season, the GPC has decided to include bushel gourds as an official category. First place ribbons will be sent to weigh off sites … Continue reading

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Fall 2017 News From The Patch Now Online

The 2017 Fall Club Newsletter has been uploaded to our the Web Site (avgvg.com). You can find it under the newsletter tab or by clicking on the following link : https://avgvg.files.wordpress.com/2017/11/fall-4-17-patch-news.pdf

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France Weigh Off Continues to Grow!

Our Club Member Catherine Bailon continues to work hard making their very new weigh off in France a great success – Congratulations to Catherine and all of the growers on their success. Below are some pictures from the event held … Continue reading

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Maureen Tingley Wins the Journee de la citrouille d Edmundston Weigh Off

Congratulations to Maureen Tingley for her win Sunday at the Journee de la citrouille d Edmundston Weigh Off. Below is a picture of her 759 lb entry which also took the Howard Dill Award at the event.

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