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The annual Charter Champion Awards were created to acknowledge the many individuals, businesses, and organizations working hard to create a strong and vibrant food system in Simcoe County and support the vision and principles outlined in the Simcoe County Food and Agriculture Charter.

Please join the Food Partners Alliance of Simcoe County in celebrating the excellent accomplishments of 2019's award recipients.

The 2019 Charter Champion Award Recipients include:

Best Agricultural Club or Association

Essa & District Agricultural Society

Best Community Garden
Grove Park Home

Best Environmental Champion – Individual

Jason Honan, Fat Rooster Farm

Best Environmental Champion – Business or Organization
Ripe Juicery

Best Local Food Restaurant/Caterer
Valley Farm Market

Best Local Food Retailer
Nicholyn Farms

Best School Program
Georgian FoodLocker

Buy Local Champion
Nicholyn Farms

Community Appreciation Award for Work Improving Equal Access
Cathy's Sprouters      

Community Appreciation Award—Thank your Friendly Local Farmer
Lisa Peterson, Stone Horse Farm

Young Farmer Award
Amanda Stafford