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Nominate your favourite farmer!

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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.

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Author: acornorganic

Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network. Vision ACORN aims to enhance the viability and growth of the Atlantic Canadian organic agricultural community through a unified regional network. Mission Statement ACORN is a non-profit organization that promotes organic agriculture by: Facilitating information exchange between and amongst organizations and individuals Coordinating non-formal education for producers through to consumers Networking with all interested parties both regionally and nationally Structure ACORN is a membership-based non-profit incorporated cooperative with an eleven member Board of Directors and an Executive Director.

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