2022 Food & Farm Awards Ceremony

Start: Wednesday, March 02, 2022 5:30 PM Pacific Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-08:00)

End: Wednesday, March 02, 2022 7:00 PM Pacific Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-08:00)

This is a virtual event

From visionary farmers to food system advocates, join us for a virtual awards ceremony celebrating the 2022 Farm Champion honorees! These everyday heroes and movement leaders from across California are forging a stronger local food economy, promoting food justice and empowering a new generation of agrarians. Congrats!

NEW FARMER OF THE YEAR: Pixca Farm, San Diego
Cristina Juarez Garcia, Leonard Vargas, and Erik Rodriguez

LEGACY FARMER OF THE YEAR: Mountain Bounty Farm, Nevada City
Maia Lipkin, Jake Benedict, Grace Debbeler, Cory Jones & John Tecklin

FARM ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR: Kitchen Table Advisors, Bay Area

FOOD BUSINESS OF THE YEAR: The Mendo-Lake Food Hub, Ukiah

CLIMATE SMART FARMER OF THE YEAR: Sierra Orchards, Winters

FARMERS MARKET CHAMPION OF THE YEAR: Megan Kenney, North Coast Growers Association Farmers' Markets, Humboldt County, CA

'PETE PRICE' FARM POLICY CHAMPION OF THE YEAR: Assemblymember Richard Bloom, Santa Monica