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October 26, 2007

Nominees sought for 'Small Farmer of the Year Award'

Do you know an exceptional small farm business man or woman? Why not nominate him or her for the 2008 Gilmer L. and Clara Y. Dudley Small Farmer of the Year Award! Now is your chance to embrace and applaud that farmer's accomplishments. The award will be presented during the 22nd Annual Small Farms Week recognition which is March 30 – April 5, 2008.

This award will be presented on Wednesday, April 2, 2008, during the Small Farmers Appreciation luncheon. The award recipient will receive a plaque, a Small Farmer of the Year jacket and $1,500.

The Gilmer L. and Clara Y. Dudley Small Farmer of the Year Award recognizes a North Carolina small farmer who is:
* A creative innovator in his or her production (livestock and/or crop) and marketing strategies;
* A leader, involved in contributing time and other resources to build their communities;
* An environmental steward who protects and enhances the earth's resources; and
* A savvy and wise business man or woman who runs a farm business in an entrepreneurial and enterprising manner.

Read more or submit a nominee

Posted by Natalie at October 26, 2007 08:33 AM