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Presentation of the Charter Champion Awards were presented by County of Simcoe,              Warden Gerry Marshall (wearing green) and Deputy Warden/Mayor of Clearview Township, Chris Vanderkruys (wearing blue).

 Food Partners Alliance Charter Champion Awards Recipients

  • Travis Durham - Buy Local Champion Travis Durham - Buy Local Champion
    Travis Durham was awarded the Buy Local Champion Award.
  • Valley Farm Market Valley Farm Market
    Valley Farm Market was awarded the Best Local Food Caterer Award.
  • Nicolyn Farms Nicolyn Farms
    Nicolyn Farms was awarded the Best Local Food Retailer Award.
  • Ontario Lake Country - Best Event Ontario Lake Country - Best Event
    (Centre, Left to Right): Jennifer Whitley and Diane Fotopoulos-Wright accepted the Best Event Celebrating Culture and Local Food Award on behalf of Ontario's Lake Country's Flavours of Ontario Lake Country Event.
  • SharingPlace SharingPlace
    The Sharing Place Food Bank was awarded the Community Appreciation Award for Work Improving Equal Access.
  • Clearview Community Garden Clearview Community Garden
    Mayor of Clearview, Chris Vanderkruys accepted the Best Community Garden Award on behalf of the Township of Clearview.
  • CAPC CAPC
    Captulpa Community Support Services was awarded the Best Community-Based Food Skills Development Program Award for the delivery of the Community Action Program for Children and the Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program.
  • Collingwood Agicultural Society Collingwood Agicultural Society
    (Centre from Left to Right) Garry Milne, Kathy Lemon and Gord Coukel accepted the Best School Program Award on behalf of the Collingwood Agricultural Society for their Education Day Program held at the GNE.
  • Discovery Child Care Discovery Child Care
    Karen Eilersen - Discovery Child Care Centre was awared the Best Environmental Champion for a Business award.
  • Neil Craig Neil Craig
    Neil Craig was awarded the Best Environmental Champion Award (Individual) Award.
  • John Alexiou John Alexiou
    John Alexiou was awarded the Young Farmer Award Award.
  • Marianne Den Haan from Sheldon Creek Dairy and Haanview Farms awarded the Community Appreciation Award - Thank Your Friendly Local Farmer Award.
  • Jim Partridge accepted Best Aggricultural Association Award on behalf of the Simcoe County Federation of Agriculture.


Congratulations to all 2016 Charter Champion Awards Nominees and Award Recipients* 

The Food Partners Alliance of Simcoe County, and its partners, wish to thank all nominees
for their valuable contributions to our local food system.
I
t is our pleasure to acknowledge your work. 

 

Best Agricultural Club or Association
Simcoe County Federation of Agriculture

Community Appreciation Award—Thank Your Friendly Local Farmer
Marianne den Haan -Sheldon Creek Dairy and Haanview Farms

Young Farmer Award
John Alexiou

Best School Program
Collingwood Agricultural Society - Education Day Program
Stayner Collegiate Institute -Program to support learning in food production, healthy eating, food skills, social enterprise and community partnerships

Best Community-Based Food-Skills Development Program
Simcoe County Catulpa Community Support Services - Community Action Program for Children & Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program
Simcoe Area Women's Institute
Andrea Gillespie - Chigamik Community Health

Community Appreciation Award for Work Improving Equal Access
Sharing Place Food Bank
Captulpa Community Support Services – CAPC Bradford/Alliston
Captulpa Community Support Services – CAPC Simcoe County
Barrie District Hunters and Anglers Conservation Club
Orillia & Area Good Food Box
Anglican Parish of Penetanguishene Free Community Breakfast Club

Best Community Garden
Clearview Community Garden
B
arrie District Hunters and Anglers Conservation Club
W
ashago Garden Club

Best Environmental Champion — Business
Discovery Child Care Centre
Save Oro
FoodShare Barrie

Best Environmental Champion — Individual
Neil Craig

Best Event Celebrating Culture and Local Food
Ontario's Lake Country - Flavours of Ontario's Lake Country
Katherine Parent - Food Revolution Day
Small Halls Festival - Township of Clearview
Joe Lotto - Carrot Festival

Best Local Food Restaurant/Caterer
Valley Farm Market
Shaw's Catering
Nicolyn Farms

Best Local Food Retailer
Nicholyn Farms
Modern Market
Orillia Fairgrounds Farmers Market
Valley Farm Market

Buy Local Champion
Travis Durham
Jennifer Whitley
Laura Vree