Submit nominations for Food & Farming Champion before September 30th
August 1, 2018
Food and Farming Champion - person, or persons, who work hard to promote Saskatchewan agriculture and help farmers build public trust.
Know someone who fits that description?
Nominate them for the Food & Farming Champion Award!
The "Food & Farming Champion" Award is presented to an individual who has taken the initiative to help engage or educate consumers about agriculture in our province. Nominees have used their skills to help inform consumers or correct misinformation about modern production practices, and have done a measurable job of promoting our industry.
Nominations are to be submitted to the Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan office by September 30th. The selection committee will choose a winner from the nominations and the award recipient will be honoured at the Farms at the Table Annual Conference on December 6, 2018.
- Nominations are open to any who have taken an active role in promoting Saskatchewan food and farming and helping build public trust in the industry. Applications must be as detailed as possible. See the attached criteria for more details.
- Nominations must be received at the Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan (FFC SK) office by September 30th, 2018.
- A nominated individual or group does not have to be a member of FFC SK to be eligible.
- Nominees must be a resident of Saskatchewan.
- Nominations will be accepted from anyone, including the FFC SK Board.
- Current board members are not eligible for nomination.
- Members may nominate more than one individual, organization or business.
- A panel will select the award winner(s).
2017 Champion Award Recipient
Adrienne Ivey, Ituna, SK area rancher and social media enthusiast, was nominated for her passion, engagement and commitment to promoting agriculture to both producers and consumers alike. Her dedication to creating relevant, moving conversations among her peers and community as well as her volunteerism, collaboration and leadership spirit make her an effective voice for the agriculture industry.
Adrienne supports industry initiatives, is vocal about responsible production practices, and seeks out opportunities to educate non-farmers. She supports consumer outreach organizations like Agriculture in the Classroom, Agriculture More than Ever and Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan and, along with her husband Aaron, was recognized as Saskatchewan's Outstanding Young Farmers in 2014. The award selection committee reported that "Adrienne's willingness to lend her voice to key issues, correct misinformation and stand up for our food system is what makes her a true Food & Farming Champion."
For more information, contact:
Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan
Office (306) 477-FOOD (3663) or Clinton (306) 341-4750 firstname.lastname@example.org
Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan (FFC SK), s a whole-sector coalition made up of farm families, agribusinesses, food processors, restaurants, retailers, food companies and more. Together, we help tell the stories of the farmers who work hard to grow the fresh Saskatchewan food that we enjoy so much. FFC SK works to provide a coordinated effort and a unified voice, connecting farm gates to our dinner plates.