The Agricultural Merit Award is a posthumous award that recognizes a person who has developped the agricultural sector and rural communities in french, in Ontario. This prize is awarded annually since 1988. It was created to publicly recognize men and women who have contributed in an exceptionnal way, to the growth, well-being and the quality of life of agricultural and rural life of franco-ontarians.
The Franco-Ontarian Directory of Agriculture Builders and Ancestral Farms is designed to showcase the contribution of the rural and agricultural community builders of French Ontario, who consolidated the existing relationships between the members of the different rural communities across Ontario. It is now possible for everybody to find out about the history of their communities. Starting today, this directory offers a sustainable means to record the history of the Franco-Ontarian rural communities.
Raised on a farm, Raymond Brouillette has always been a very active man in his community. Passionate about agriculture, he returned to his home village after leaving it for a few years and opened his own agricultural equipment and service […]See more
This location map allows you to perform a geographic search in order to locate our Franco-Ontarian agriculture builders and ancestral farms over the territory of Ontario.
We are always looking for submissions for the Agricultural Merit Award. To submit a candidate, please refer to the Contact page.
We also welcome information about other agricultural builders into the Franco-Ontarian Directory of Agriculture Builders and Ancestral Farms, as well as ancestral farms owned by Francophone families in Ontario.
For more information about the application process, please contact the communications agent at 613-488-2929 ext. 102 or by emailing: [email protected]