What to look for

  • Fresh, dark green leaves
  • Bright, clean stems

What you don’t want

  • Dirty, wilted, or poor colored leaves
  • Insect damage
  • Seed stalk

How to prepare kale

  • Remove discolored outer leaves
  • Place roots in a jar of water

Suggested exhibit quantity

  • State Fair: Refer to premium book
  • County Fair: Check your fair book
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