The Real Dirt on Farming Photo Contest

Farm & Food Care is launching a nation-wide farm photo contest with $4,000 in cash prizes available for winners in six categories.

Winning photos will be used in the updated fifth edition of The Real Dirt on Farming, a publication that answers common questions about food and farming practices in Canada. For more information on this publication and to view the latest edition, visit


  1. Canadian Farm Scenes – Capture the beauty of Canada’s rural landscape;
  2. Faces Behind Food & Farming – From farmers to chefs and everyone in between – all the people who make food & farming possible doing what they love.
  3. All about Animals – Farm animals in the barn or field;
  4. Farm Innovation – Technology at work on Canadian farms;
  5. Crazy about Crops – Photos of crops being grown in fields, orchards or greenhouses across Canada; and
  6. Farm to Plate – Showcasing the fresh, delicious and nutritious food grown and produced right here in Canada.

All entries must be received by end of day on July 1, 2020. Download full contest rules.

Check out the winning entries of our 2017 Real Dirt on Farming photo contest! The full press release is available here.

All About Animals

Corrie Millsap, Ontario

Michelle Jaelin, Ontario

Carrie Woolley, Ontario

Canadian Farm Scenes

Tim May, Ontario

Dean McLeod, Saskatchewan

Beracha Knor, Ontario

Crazy about Crops

Donna Rogers, Ontario

Bethany Atkinson, Ontario

Bruce Sargent, Ontario

Farm Faces

Anna Haupt, Ontario

Janna Zalinko, Saskatchewan

Samantha Coates, New Brunswick

Farm Fun

Johnnie Cluff, Quebec

Bruce Sargent, Ontario

Caitlin MacLeod, Ontario

Farm Innovation

Dwane Morvik, Saskatchewan

Mariet Wierenga, Ontario

Laurel Neufeld, British Columbia