The 1st Annual Spirit Nova Scotia Local Food Award will celebrate individuals, businesses and organizations that have made a significant contribution to the local food movement in Nova Scotia. Prizes will be awarded in three categories: producer (farmer/fisher), business(restaurants, retail etc.), and non-profit (organizations, institutions, individuals etc.). So why not nominate your favourite organic farmer, business or non-profit?
The deadline for nominations is August 4, 2008. Winners will be chosen by a panel of judges. Awards will be presented at the Select Nova Scotia Picnic on Sunday, August 24, 2008, taking place in various locations throughout the province, including Halifax, Wolfville and Truro.
Nomination forms and additional information are available online at: http://www.oacc.info/LocalFoodAward/welcome.asp.