Nomination Forms Gilbert Clements and Gordon Sobey Awards

Call for Nominations for Gilbert R. Clements Award for Environmental Farm Planning

The PEI Department of Agriculture & Land will once again be 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 a recommendation from the Round Table on Land Use and Stewardship. It is named in recognition of the Honorable Gilbert R. Clements.

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 are available HERE. The deadline for nominations is Friday, December 9, 2022

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 27, 2023.

All nominations should be sent to Donald Killorn at dkillorn@peifa.ca

 

Call for Nominations for the Gordon Sobey award for Agriculture Awareness

Each year this award is given in recognition of outstanding efforts in projecting a positive image of agriculture on Prince Edward Island.

Nomination forms are available HERE. The deadline for nominations is Friday, December 9, 2022.

This award will be presented at the PEI Federation of Agriculture AGM which will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023.

All nominations should be sent to Donald Killorn at dkillorn@peifa.ca