Sunday, September 18, 2016

PA Assn Of Sustainable Agriculture Now Accepting Nominations For Ag Leadership Awards

The PA Association For Sustainable Agriculture is now accepting nominations for its 2017 PASAbilities Award Series.  The deadline for nominations is October 24.
The criteria for the award include--
-- Education/Inspiration: Been an example for others to model, emulate, or learn from and has demonstrated a willingness to share what they know or have learned and Actively advocates sustainable practices and encourages and leads others to adopt them;
-- Passion: Articulates a strong, cooperative desire to improve food, farms, and communities and has communicated it in many ways such as writing, presentations, and speaking -- one-on-one or to audiences;
-- Innovation: Creative in their approach to how they work to achieve sustainability; and
-- Connection: Made an impact in their community that strengthens their food systems; Conducts outreach that is broadly relevant  across geographical boundaries; Articulates and demonstrates to others, actively and by example, that sustainable practices produce healthy and delicious food and are beneficial to the family farm, the environment, human health, and quality of life;
Award winners are selected by a committee within the PASA Board of Directors. They consider all individuals, couples and businesses nominated by PASA members.
Kimberton Whole Foods is the sponsor  of the PASAbilities Award Series. Their dedication to sustainability and community involvement has had a tremendous impact on the foodshed.
For all the details, including past award winners, visit the PASA PASAbilities Award Series webpage.

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