Please Spread the Word – Deadline for Nominations is Jan. 15th!
The criteria to be nominated include:
Engaged in own farm for less than 5 years
Small scale livestock and/or vegetable and/or fruit production
Market products locally
Practice sustainable management of natural resources
Promote healthy soil
Support food sovereignty principles
Winners of the prize will be honored at a luncheon banquet in Madison on Sat. March 12th with keynote speaker, John Ikerd, and receive a cash award, as well as travel/lodging expenses to attend the event.
Please send name(s) and complete contact information of your nominee(s) by Jan. 15th 2016 to: Family Farm Defenders PO Box 1772 Madison, WI 53701 Fax. 608-260-0900 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominees will be contacted separately to fill out a more detailed application.
Sponsors of this year’s prize are also most welcome!
Sponsors will be acknowledged in the award program, and any sponsorship at the $100 level or more will receive two (2) complimentary tickets to the award banquet.
For more details, please download the JKPrize2016SponsorLetterFarmerPoster