Rain Barrel Sales Fund Expanded: New $1,000 Bursary Announced

Rain Barrel Sale Saturday, May 25. $1,000 Bursary Announced for Young Farmer

Image result for rain barrel sale prince edwardThe County Sustainability Group has created a bursary of $1000 to be awarded annually in May to a young farmer (under 40) in Prince Edward County who best demonstrates the values of sound, sustainable, organic farm practices which regenerate soil health, protect vital resources such as water and biodiversity, reduce the need for synthetic inputs and prioritize renewable energy sources.

Applicants should demonstrate an understanding of the goals of Ecological Farmers of Ontario (EFAO). Candidates should submit their application letters describing their reasons for being considered for this award before April 30th to Don Hudson at valleypine.hudson@gmail.com or Don Ross at ecodonross@hotmail.com A winner will be selected and award money presented by May15th.

Funding for this bursary will be generated by proceeds from our annual Rain Barrel & Composter Sale held on the final Saturday of May 25. MORE