Think you have the best vegetable soup recipe? Ready to put your soup where your mouth is? The Blue C Community Garden is hosting a vegetable soup cook-off on Saturday, September 19 from 1-3 pm at the garden, 1968 11th Street in Los Osos. Bring at least two quarts of cooked soup to be reheated on a bank of camp stoves for tasting by the audience panel of judges, including Celia Alfirevic, of Celia’s Garden Café, and Violet and Aaron of Native Herbs & Honey. Rules are: Competitors must have grown at least two of the ingredients used in their soup themselves. The soup must be vegetarian and made of organic ingredients. Entry fee is $8. To register for the competition, call (805) 548-0597 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Free to attend, fun, good food, music – a great way to spend a Saturday afternoon in the garden.