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 16th. The selection committee will choose a winner from the nominations and the award recipient will be honoured at the Public Trust Summit on November 13, 2019.
- 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 16th, 2019.
- 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.
- Anyone (including FFC SK Board Members) may nominate a deserving individual or group for the Champion Award, although individuals currently serving on the Board are not eligible to win.
- Members may nominate more than one individual, organization or business.
- A panel will select the award winner(s).
2018 Champion Award Recipient
The 2018 Food and Farming Champion Award recipient is Sherri Grant. Sherri ranches at Val Marie with her husband Lynn and family. Sherri has been a dedicated volunteer to the beef industry and beyond. She has served on numerous boards over the years, including almost 30 years involvement with Canadian Western Agribition, with much of her time going towards teaching children about agriculture. Sherri has even co-written a children’s book, Where Beef Comes From which explains the beef cattle production cycle in Canada. Sherri uses social media and her talents as a photographer to showcase the day-to-day operations of her ranch.
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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.