The Soil Association is currently inviting entries for its Innovation Awards.  These celebrate outstanding innovators in farming and growing across the UK.

It recognises the achievement of individuals, teams, companies or organisations who are:

    Pioneering practical new approaches to farming and growing.
    Achieving real benefits for people, the planet or animal welfare.
    Promoting sustainable agriculture in line with organic principles.

The award is open to anyone who is doing these things, for example producers, community groups, scientists, IT developers, farming consultants, designers and engineers. The overall winner will receive a cash prize of £3,000 and two runners-up receive £1,000 cash each.

Entries close on 9 August 2013.  Details from the Soil Asociation here.


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