Farm of the Year
Established in 2015, EFNS is proud to award one egg farm with the annual Farm of the Year award. The award recognizes outstanding achievement in industry programs, as well as industry engagement and participation in public outreach activities. The award is presented at the Egg Farmers of NS Annual General Meeting.
2016 Farm of the Year
The 2016 Farm of the Year award went to Cornwallis Farms located in Port Williams. Cornwallis Farms is a tenth generation multi-commodity farm known for their environmental sustainability and their dedication and contributions to the surrounding community.
Show above is Geneve Newcombe (right) accepting the award from EFNS General Manager, Patti Wyllie (left) at the Annual General Meeting on March 7, 2017.
2015 Farm of the Year
Farm of the Year for 2015 was awarded to Bayview Poultry Farms in Masstown, NS. Bayview is owned and operated by Glen Jennings and his son Blake. Their farm is widely recognized for their "green" eggs- using wind power to operate the majority of their farm, reducing their carbon footprint.
Shown above is Glen Jennings (left) and Blake Jennings (middle) accepting the Farm of the Year award from Kim MacNeil, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture (right) at EFNS's 2016 Annual General Meeting.
2014 Farm of the Year
The Thomas family of Scotia Poultry in Cole Harbour, NS was presented with the inaugural Farm of the Year award. Pictured above is Ian Thomas (left) of Scotia Poultry accepting the 2014 Farm of the Year award from Minister of Agriculture, Keith Colwell at EFNS's 2015 Annual General Meeting. Ian Thomas accepted the award on behalf of Scotia Poultry.