The Berks Agricultural Resource Network, BARN, is now seeking nominations for several award categories meant to acknowledge and encourage excellence in agriculture-related areas.
- 2022 Bountiful Berks Award to recognize individuals or groups, or a project, that have distinguished themselves by achieving and/or promoting best practices in agriculture or related businesses.
- 2022 Agriculture Journalism Award to recognize three examples of exemplary articles, blog posts, podcasts or television spots about agriculture published between Oct. 2021 and Sept. 2022
- 2022 Agriculture Communications Award to recognize three examples of exemplary newsletters, social media posts, etc. about agriculture published between Oct. 2021 and Sept. 2022.
- 2022 Tressie S. Caton Women in Agriculture Award, named after Ms. Caton, a tireless and vibrant member of Pennsylvania’s Agri-Women organization, to recognize excellence in agriculture-related fields like, science, economics, farming, veterinary work, philanthropy and more.
Nominations must include a 250-word typed, personal statement or testament.
All applicants must live in Berks County and nominations submitted by: Friday, October 28.
Please include your name, e-mail address, home address and phone number with your submission.
Submit entries via e-mail: [email protected]
Or mailed: Berks Agriculture Resource Network
Attn. Bountiful Berks Awards
846 Fleetwood Lyons Road
Fleetwood, PA 19522
Awards will be presented at a B.A.R.N. Farm to Fork celebration at Reinhart’s Tree Farm, Jefferson Township, planned for Wednesday, November 16 from 5 to 9 p.m. Awards will be presented at 6:00 p.m. Additional information is available online at www.berksag.net.