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 !

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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!



Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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!!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 !

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

AVGVG Meeting January 29, 2018

There will be an AVGVG Meeting on Monday, January 29th at the Windermere Hall, 7:30 pm.  The main topic of discussion will be the plans for our 10th Anniversary.  Hope to see you there.  Judy

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 will find a huge selection of Pumpkins, Long Gourds, Bushel Gourds, Field Pumpkins and Tomatoes to get you off to a great start in 2018.

All of the bidding details can be found under the “Important Information” post. We want to take the opportunity to thank all the terrific growers who donated seeds to help support our club. All funds raised go directly to the operation of the AVGVG. Details on the club and our activities can be found on our web site www.avgvg.com or look us up on Facebook under Annapolis Valley Giant Vegetable Growers.

Please have a look at our offerings and post a bid for your chance to get some great seeds!

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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 from. All seeds came from the original grower with no guaranty of germination.

Lots with more than one set will be offered to the highest bidder and they can have one or all sets , the next highest bid can take any sets not taken by the highest bidder.

Bidding will start at 8:00 pm Big Pumpkin time Dec 18,2017.
Bidding will end at 8:00PM Big Pumpkin time on Dec.22,2017.

Payments can be made by check, Money order or PayPal.
paypal payment made to fredansems@live.ca any questions can be made to same address
Check or Money Order made out to Fred Ansems
Mailing address is 1548 Lakewood road Steam Mill Nova Scotia B4N 3V7 Canada

Need for verification
1: BP name
2:real name
3:lot # and bid price
4: how many lots you would like
5:Full mailing address
6:payment method




Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment