02 Jan EcoFarm Announces 2019 Sustie and Justie Awards
The Ecological Farming Association will present its Steward of Sustainable Agriculture Awards (Susties) and the Advocates for Social Justice in Sustainable Agriculture Awards (Justies) at the annual EcoFarm Conference Awards Banquet on January 25, 2019. The Sustie Award honors those who have been actively and critically involved in ecologically sustainable agriculture and have demonstrated their long-term, significant contributions to the well-being of agriculture and the planet. The Justie Award honors those who has been active advocates for social justice as a critical aspect of ecologically sustainable agriculture and food systems. The 2019 winners are featured online: Doron Comerchero and Food What?! and Melissa K. Nelson, Ph.D for the Justies, and Russ Lester & The Lester Family, Dr. Pamela Marrone, and Will Scott Jr. for the Susties.