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Oxford Agricultural Awards of Excellence (best time of the year)

One of the most exciting parts of my job is being able to make the Oxford County Agricultural Awards of Excellence happen during the beginning of April. It truly is an evening that recognizes and celebrates our industry!

Please see below for info about this years' event.

The Oxford County Federation of Agriculture (OCFA) is pleased to present 15th annual Agricultural Awards of Excellence at the Oxford Auditorium in Woodstock on Wednesday April 1, 2015.

OCFA has a long-standing tradition of hosting the Agricultural Awards of Excellence and this gala evening has become known across the county and beyond as an evening that celebrates our rural roots, and recognizes the commitment, innovation and passion of Oxford County’s agricultural community.

This year we will be proudly recognizing and celebrating the following for their outstanding contributions to agriculture in the county:
Large Agribusiness: Ingersoll Home Building Centre
Small Agribusiness: Krugs Meat Market
Spirit of Agriculture: Norwich Optimist Club
Innovation: Synders Farm and Fear Farm
Local Food Ambassador: Woodstock and District Developmental Services
Sustainability: Vollmershausen Farms
Technology: Dortman Bros. Barn Equipment
Family Farm: The McLaren Family
Youth in Agriculture: Kayla Veldman & Luke Ward
And the surprise inductee into the Oxford County Agricultural Hall of Fame

The 2015 Agricultural Awards of Excellence promises to be an inspiring evening of recognizing and celebrating all the best in our promising industry, sure to inspire winners, attendees, sponsors and the whole rural community.

Cocktails: 6pm
Dinner: 6:30pm followed by awards ceremony

Evening ticket price is $55 per person and the dinner menu will be comprised of the finest local ingredients Oxford has to offer!

For more information and to reserve please contact:
Amy Matheson
Communications/Administrator
Oxford County Federation of Agriculture
519-870-6456
amy.oxfordag@gmail.com

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