‘Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in Prince Edward Island”
The PEI Department of Agriculture & Forestry is once again partnering with the PEI Enhanced Environmental Farm Plan Program to recognize producers or commodity groups committed to practicing and raising awareness of environmental farm planning and implementation. This award was established to recognize
excellence in sustainable agriculture based on recommendation from the Round Table on Land Use and Stewardship. It is named in recognition of the Honorable Gilbert R. Clements’s commitment to the
Each year this award is given to an enterprise that is environmentally and socially responsible in the production and/or marketing of agricultural products from a sustainable system. Island agricultural producers and commodity groups are eligible for nomination. Nominations should detail the nominee’s overall approach to environmental stewardship, community involvement and role in increasing public awareness about sustainable agricultural practices.
Nomination forms here
Deadline for nominations is Friday, January 11, 2019
The award, a cash sum of $2500 along with an appropriate keepsake, will be presented at the PEI Federation of Agriculture AGM held on Friday, January 25, 2019. Previous winners include David Francis, Brookfield Gardens, Barry Cudmore and MoDhaicdh Farms.
Nominations should be submitted to:
PEI Enhanced Environmental Farm Plan Program
420 University Avenue, Suite 110,
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7Z5