Each year, NOFA-NH recognizes the best of the best in our organic farming community at an Awards Ceremony during our annual Winter Conference.

Congratulations NOFA-NH's 2022 Annual Awards Winners!

 

We are pleased to have awarded the following outstanding individuals and organizations in 2022.

 

Community Partners of the Year:

Gerald Cowan, Country 3 Corners

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Tom Cusano, Spaulding Industrial Complex

 

Organic Grower of the Year:

Kate Donald, Stout Oak Farm

 

Mentor of the Year:

Amy Antonucci, Living Land Permaculture Homestead

 

Beginning Farmer of the Year:

Sue Green, Slopeside Farm

 

Policy and Advocacy Leader of the Year:

Gene Jonas, Hungry Bear Farm

 

Volunteer of the Decade:

Jack Mastrianni, Sustainable Growth Partners

 

Educator of the Year:

Leon Malan, Colby Sawyer College

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Congratulations NOFA-NH's 2020 Annual Awards Winners!

 

We are pleased to have awarded the following outstanding individuals and organizations in 2020.

 

Outstanding New Farmer of the Year:

Ray Conner, Mermaid Hill Vineyard

Mentor of the Year:

Bob Bower, Kearsarge Gore Farm

Community Partners of the Year:

Kearsarge Food Hub & Warner Public Market

Leading Gardener of the Year:

Ron Christie

Policy & Advocacy Leader of the Year:

Sarah Laeng-Gilliatt

Volunteer of the Decade:

Joan O'Connor

NOFA-NH Leader of the Year:

Amy Manzelli, President of the Board of Directors

From Left: NOFA-NH Board President Amy Manzelli, Amy Manzelli, Joan O’Connor, Ray Conner, Abby Bower, Sam Bower, France Hahn, Pierre Hahn, Hanna Flanders, Lauren Howard, Ron Christie, and Steve Forde.

Congratulations NOFA-NH's 2019 Annual Awards Winners!

 

We are pleased to have awarded the following outstanding individuals and organizations in 2019.

 

Outstanding New Farmer of the Year:

Benedikt Dairy

 

Mentor of the Year:

UNH Sustainability Institute

 

Community Partner of the Year:

Neighboring Food Co-op Association

 

Leading Gardener of the Year:

Bedrock Gardens

 

Policy & Advocacy Leader of the Year:

Monadnock Conservancy

 

Volunteer of the Year:

Vince Mamone

 

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From Left: NOFA-NH Board President Amy Manzelli, Melissa Benedikt & Max Benedikt of Benedikt Dairy, Jennifer Wilhelm of UNH Sustainability Institute, Jill Nooney, Bob Munger and John Forti of Bedrock Gardens, and Vince Mamone.

Congratulations NOFA-NH's 2018 Annual Awards Winners!

 

 We are pleased to have awarded the following outstanding individuals  and organizations in our community in 2018.

Outstanding New Farmer of the Year:

Rebecca Sullivan & Andrew Toothacker of Sun & Soil Farm

 

Mentor of the Year:

Stephanie Zydenbos of Micro Mama’s

 

Community Partner of the Year:

Jenny Wooster of Picadilly Farm

 

Leading Gardener of the Year:

Justin Munroe of Grow Nashua

 

Policy & Advocacy Leader of the Year:

Tara Sad

 

Volunteer of the Year:

Lorna Austin

 

From Left: Justin Munroe, Jenny Wooster, Andrew Toothacker, Rebecca Sullivan, Stephanie Zydenbos, Tara Sad, and Lorna Austin.