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