Jenny Receives NOFA NH's Community Partner of the Year Award

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Each year, NOFA-NH recognizes the best of the best in our organic farming community at an Awards Ceremony during our annual Winter Conference. This year Jenny was awarded Community Partner of the Year! Other award recepients include:

Outstanding New Farmer of the Year:
Rebecca Sullivan & Andrew Toothacker of Sun & Soil Farm

Mentor of the Year:
Stephanie Zydenbos of Micro Mama’s

Leading Gardener of the Year:
Justin Munroe of Grow Nashua

Policy & Advocacy Leader of the Year:
Tara Sad

Volunteer of the Year:
Lorna Austin

Jenny honored as one of fifteen "Extraordinary Women" during Keene celebration

Fifteen "Extraordinary women" honored during Keene celebration

Steve Whitmore Sentinel Staff
Aug 25, 2017


Words like “extraordinary” are often overused, thrown about like so much empty filler lacking in meaning or substance, never capturing the actual depth of one’s character.

Not so with the 15 Monadnock Region women honored Thursday evening at The Sentinel’s fifth annual Extraordinary Women celebration.

The passions that drive these women to excel are varied. They include health care, after-school activities for kids, the YMCA, farming, working with children with disabilities, cats, dogs, banking, dance and theater, to name just a few. The list could be increased ad infinitum.

The one thing they have in common is humility, according to the event’s host, Sentinel Executive Editor Paul Miller.

“I was reflecting on the short history of this occasion in advance of today, and if anything stands out, it is this — the women we’ve gotten to know and profile, including the 15 here today, are among the most humble, modest, spotlight-shy individuals you’ll ever meet,” Miller said as he welcomed the 220 people packed into the Best Western Plus Keene Hotel for Thursday’s celebration.

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Picadilly named 2011 Cooperator of Year


Each year, the Cheshire County Conservation District honors an individual, business, or organization with the “Cooperator of the Year” award.  This is done to reward the recipient for cooperating with the Conservation District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to conserve the natural resources on their land and exhibiting strong stewardship values.

Picadilly received the award in 2011. 

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