The organizations Agri-Culture and the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau are currently accepting entries for:
- Annual National Agriculture Day Poster Contest Open to Grades K–6
- Annual National Agriculture Day Poetry Contest Open to Grades 7–12
The theme for both contests is: “Grown in Santa Cruz County and the Pajaro Valley”
The poster contest is open to grades K – 6 with the top entries in each grade level advancing to the final judging. The overall winner will receive a $200 award and will be a guest at the National Agriculture Day Spring Luncheon.
The poetry contest is open to grades 7 – 12. The top entries in grades 7 – 9 and grades
10 – 12 will advance to the final judging. The overall winner will receive a $200 award and will be a guest at the National Agriculture Day Spring Luncheon. The winning entry published on 15,000 placemats and distributed to restaurants county-wide next year!
Entries must be postmarked or delivered to 141 Monte Vista Ave., Watsonville by Wednesday, February 25, 2015.
NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY SPRING LUNCHEON:
Agricultural History Project, Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
To obtain flyers containing contest rules, please contact the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau at (831) 724-1356, Agri-Culture at (831) 722-6622 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or available on website: http://www.sccfb.com/content/poster-poetry-contest-deadline . They can be picked up at 141 Monte Vista Ave. in Watsonville.