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Celebrate Agriculture Awards

Farm Family of the Year – sponsored by CIBC


Spirit of Agriculture – sponsored by Farm Credit Canada


Leadership Award – sponsored by TD Canada Trust, Port Perry


Past Award Winners 

Each year Durham Farm Connections recognizes excellence in our industry and within our community through our Celebrate Agriculture Awards. Individuals and groups are encouraged to nominate a worthy recipient(s) in one of the following categories. Winners are awarded at the annual Celebrate Agriculture Gala.

Family Farm Award – Designed to acknowledge an intergenerational farm family with a history of progressive achievements and community service.

Spirit of Agriculture Award – Celebrates the contributions of individuals, voluntary groups, organizations or businesses who exhibit the Spirit of Agriculture in supporting and championing agriculture in the Durham Region over the years.

Leadership Award – As a reward for leadership, community involvement, and a passion for agriculture, this award recognizes a young farmer aged 22-39 years. This award includes a monetary component for further leadership development opportunities.

If you would like to nominate an individual, group, or organization, please download the 2023 Nomination Form

Nominations may be sent to Nicole Swain at 3321 Regional Rd 19, Blackstock L0B 1B0 or by email to    

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