MOSES Organic Farmer of the Year

The MOSES Organic Farmer of the Year award recognizes organic farmers who practice outstanding land stewardship, innovation and outreach.

The 2015 award will be presented at the 26th MOSES Organic Farming Conference Feb. 26-28, 2015 in La Crosse, Wis.

Nomination period is now closed. Check back in March for 2016 details.

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MOSES 2014 Organic Farmer of the Year
Prairie Road Organic Farm and Seed

The Podoll Family - Ginger, David, Theresa and Dan (not pictured)

North Dakota seed and grain farmers, David, Ginger, Dan and Theresa Podoll of Prairie Road Organic Farm and Seed in Fullerton, N.D., have earned the 2014 MOSES Organic Farmers of the Year award.

Their core values—dedication to the development of regionally adaptive organic vegetable and grain seeds, commitment to community, and living lightly on the earth—illustrate why they received this award.

Read more about Prairie Road Organic Farm and Seed in our Organic Broadcaster article.

2014 Organic Farmers of the Year: The Podoll family
Agri-View  March 4
North Dakota seed and grain farmers, David, Ginger, Dan and Theresa Podoll of Prairie Road Organic Farm and Seed in Fullerton, N.D., are the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) 2014 Organic Farmers of the Year. Read more…

Fraternity of farming
Agweek  March 10
When Theresa Podoll began in organic farming 30 years ago, its practitioners were few and far between. Its ranks have grown since then, but the sense of purpose and community remains strong, she says. “The success our farm has had wouldn’t be possible without the community of sharing and learning and knowledge,” she says. Read more…

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Past Winners

2014: The Podoll Family

2014: The Podoll Family

2013 FOY

2013: Charlie Johnson

2012: Francis and Susan Thicke

2012: Francis and Susan Thicke

2011: The Vetter Family

2011: The Vetter Family

2010: The Fisher-Merritt Family

2010: The Fisher-Merritt Family

2009: Tom and Irene Frantzen

2009: Tom and Irene Frantzen

2008: The Zimmer Family

2008: The Zimmer Family

2007: Dave and Florence Minar

2007: Dave and Florence Minar

2006: Stan Schutte

2006: Stan Schutte

2005: Carmen and Sally Fernholz

2005: Carmen and Sally Fernholz

2004: Martin and Atina Diffley

2004: Martin and Atina Diffley

2003: Linda Halley and Richard de Wilde

2003: Linda Halley and Richard de Wilde

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