“I’d like to thank OFFMA for choosing me and recognizing me as someone who both promotes and supports local food & Ontario farming as it’s something very near and dear to my heart” said Danielle French on the win.This award recognizes those who are committed to supporting and promoting local food in Ontario. The award was presented to Danielle French of South Pond Farms at the Ontario Farm Fresh Marketing Association Awards Gala on February 19th, 2019.
Unlike the other OFFMA awards, this award has the OFFMA Board of Directors looking outside of the immediate community to recognize someone who is promoting local food and local farmers to the public. Past recipiants include Anita Stewart, Lynn Crawford and Anna Olson.
“We’re very proud of the culinary experiences being offered and developed in Kawartha Lakes by partners like South Pond Farms. We know that these experiences contribute immensely to the dynamic tourism industry that stimulates our economy. Recognition through awards such as this from the OFFMA helps to acknowledge the outstanding businesses we have in Kawartha Lakes and promote their diverse contributions to our tourism industry” said Laurie McCarthy, Tourism Development Officer, Kawartha Lakes.We can’t think of anyone more deserving than Danielle and her hard working team at South Pond Farms to be recognized with this award. For a unique, truly unforgettable experience in the Kawarthas, be sure to check out South Pond Farms.