SPRING VALLEY, Wis. — The Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service is seeking nominations for the “2009 Organic Farmer of the Year” award, which will be presented at the 20th annual conference in La Crosse, Wis., Feb. 26-28, 2009.
This award is presented to organic farmers who have demonstrated innovations in organic farming and livestock management; excellence in enhancing and managing farm resources such as soil, water, wildlife and biodiversity; and who serve to educate and inspire farmers, consumers and others in their communities.
Those who wish to nominate a farmer for the award must complete and return the nomination form, available by calling the service’s office at 715-772-3153 or at www.mosesorganic.org/foy by Sept. 15.
The award includes a $500 cash gift, admission to the 2009 Organic Farming Conference including all food and lodging, and a $100 gift certificate redeemable at the conference book sales booth.
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