AGRI-FOOD AWARD NOMINATIONS OPENFebruary 24, 2015
QUEEN’S PARK – Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Premier’s Award
for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence program, Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli said today.
The program was created to recognize and encourage development of rural
communities, farms, and agri-food processors and organizations.
Each year, the program recognizes up to 45 award winning innovations across the
province valued at $5,000 each. In addition, there is a Premier’s Award valued at up to
$75,000, a Minister’s Award valued at up to $50,000, and three Leaders in Innovation
awards valued at $25,000 each.
Primary producers, processors or agri-food organizations are invited to submit
applications by the deadline of 5 p.m., April 10, 2015.
Details on eligibility can be found in the 2015 Program Guidebook and Application Form
which can be accessed by contacting Fedeli’s constituency office at (705) 474-8340 or
online at www.ontario.ca/agrifoodinnovation.
“Please consider putting forward the name of a worthy contributor from Nipissing’s
vibrant agricultural community,” said Fedeli.
For more information, or to arrange an interview, contact:
(416) 325-3434 or (416) 710-1752