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 may be used in the updated sixth 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 www.RealDirtonFarming.org.

Read the full contest rules and submission guidelines here 

CATEGORIES

  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.

PRIZES

  • $350 first prize in each category
  • $200 second prize in each category
  • $100 third prize in each category

* Non-winning entries used in The Real Dirt on Farming booklet will receive $50 per photo.

ELIGIBILITY

  • All entries must be photographs taken in Canada.
  • Entrants must own the rights to the photos they submit.
  • The contest is open to all residents of Canada.

 

2020 Winning Submissions

All About Animals

First Place

Sarah Sebastian, Saskatchewan

Second Place

Jodie Aldred, Ontario

Third Place

Ciara Sandum, Alberta

Canadian Farm Scenes

First Place

Lynne Somerville, Ontario

Second Place

Jamie Allport, Alberta

Third Place

Ashton Irwin, Ontario

Crazy about Crops

First Place

Donna Rogers, Ontario

Second Place

Jodie Aldred, Ontario

Third Place

Ashton Irwin, Ontario

Faces Behind Food & Farming

First Place

Cassi Brunsveld, Ontario

Second Place

Jodie Aldred, Ontario

Third Place

Holly McFarlane, Ontario

Farm to Plate

First Place

Erika DeBrouwer, Ontario

Second Place

Jodie Aldred, Ontario

Third Place

Ashton Irwin, Ontario

Farm Innovation

First Place

Darren Metcalfe, Ontario

Second Place

Myrna Stark Leader, British Columbia

Third Place

Bradie Munro, Alberta