Local Food Growers Invited to Enter Blue Ribbon Contest

Long Beach Fresh, in partnership with Bixby Knolls BIA, invites local food growers to a Blue Ribbon contest for local fruits, veggies, and herbs on Friday, April 5th 2019 from 6:30-9pm as part of the sixth annual Long Beach County Fair.

See the form below for guidelines, and submit your entry by Thursday, April 4th at 9pm to guarantee a spot in the Blue Ribbon contest.

Local photographers are also invited to submit photos for an urban agriculture photography exhibit by emailing their best photo of a local farm or garden tony tonylbfresh@gmail.com by April 1st!


Click here to enter via Google Forms

The 6th Annual Blue Ribbon Contest is open to all who grow fruits, veggies, and herbs in the greater Long Beach area.

There are five categories:
Root Vegetables
Leafy Greens
Herb / Flower Bouquet

After submitting your entry, a suggested donation of $20 will be requested to support the mission of Long Beach Fresh. No entries will be denied for lack of funds. Donations also gladly accepted at the event via card, check, or cash.

Click here to enter via Google Forms


Bixby Knolls BIA is sponsoring a photography exhibit of local farms and gardens – send your best photo, whether it’s a closeup or the whole urban farm, in high resolution. Entries chosen will be notified the week of the event, and displayed in large print on the walls of the Expo during the event. Email us your photo via attachment (25mb maximum) or Google Drive link, alongside a description of the site you photographed to tonylbfresh@gmail.com by April 1st at 9pm.