The seasoned gardeners that participated in this project have won numerous prizes for their vegetables, fruits and preserves at the Royal Canberra Show.
Are you a keen backyard or community gardener who likes to enter produce in your local or state show? Why do you grow food and compete for prizes? What does your vegetable garden and your show mean to you?
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Panta Simeonovic with his prize winning collection of vegetables at the Royal Canberra Show, February 2013. Photograph by Jason McCarthy, National Museum of Australia.
Read more about Panta's prize winning vegetables and his experiences at the Canberra show.
Melissa Dede holds her prize winning relish at the 2012 Royal Canberra Show. Photograph by Jason McCarthy, National Museum of Australia.
Read more about Melissa's prize winning pickle relish and her experiences at the Canberra show.