Nominations for John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize Sought
Family Farm Defenders is seeking both nominations and sponsorships for the 2020 John Kinsman Beginning Farmer Food Sovereignty Prize. The prize is awarded in memory of organic pioneer and food sovereignty advocate John Kinsman. Nominees must be small-scale vegetable, fruit, and/or livestock producers engaged in farming for less than five years who market products locally. They must practice sustainable management of natural resources, promote healthy soil and conserve biodiversity, and support food sovereignty principles. Nominations are due by January 20, 2020.