The Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation has been recognizing outstanding innovators for over a decade.
Innovations recognized in 2017 included:
- extending the availability microgreens through the Ontario winter
- finding creative ways of informing urban populations about where their food comes from
- finding a new use for whey by-product
All of the innovations in this program come from ordinary Ontarian's who see a gap and fulfill a need.
Do you think you know someone who might have an innovation that deserves to be recognized? Have they developed and implemented a unique product or process within their farm or food business? If so, they could be eligible to receive one of the monetary awards from the Premier’s Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence.
This program encourages the development of rural communities, farms, agri-food processors and organizations by adding value to existing products, creating jobs and driving economic growth.
Applications for the 2018 program are now being accepted until 11:50 p.m. Friday, May 25
. Eligible applicants include primary producers and farmers, food processors and agri-food organizations.