This form will guide you through the process of nominating outstanding individuals to the 2019 Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame. Please complete the form below to submit a nomination.
The Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame was founded in 2003 to recognize Vermonters who’ve made an outstanding impact on agriculture in our state.
You may nominate one individual per category.
There are 3 categories:
1) Emerging Leader: This category highlights individuals who are stepping up to become the next generation of agricultural leaders in Vermont. Age 40 or younger (born after June 1, 1979), these individuals demonstrate a deep commitment to Vermont’s working landscape and are poised to lead our Ag community into the future. They are remarkable for their service, youthful energy, and dedication to Vermont agriculture.
2) Ag Innovator: Individuals in this category have demonstrated a fresh and forward-thinking approach to agriculture. They are making a significant, positive impact on Vermont, in areas such as growing the local economy, promoting stewardship and conservation, improving community health and nutrition, or developing new tools and practices, among others. They are notable for their unique perspective and unconventional approach. (Age is not a factor for consideration in this category.) 3) Lifetime Achievement: This category recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the advancement, improvement, or development of Vermont agriculture over the course of their long career. Nominees shall have played an active role in Vermont agricultural issues for at least thirty years.
To be eligible for the Vermont Agricultural Hall of Fame in any of the three categories, nominees should play a significant role in Vermont agriculture, including but not limited to: farmers, ag business owners, service providers, researchers, educators, outreach professionals, public servants, and employees or leaders of non-profit and government organizations. We request you kindly enter YOUR contact information below, so that we can follow-up with you if additional information about your nominee is needed.
Nominations will be accepted until noon on May 15, 2019.