What to look for

  • Clean, fresh leaves
  • Uniform color

What you don’t want

  • Wilted or poor color
  • Blemished or insect-damaged leaves

How to prepare spinach

  • Pull entire plant
  • Trim roots to crown
  • Remove any damaged leaves
  • Wash is cold water
  • Place in a jar of water to prevent wilting

Suggested exhibit quantity

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