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Real Dirt Photo Contest

July 14, 2017

Association(s): Carleton 4-H

Real Dirt Photo Contest now open

Up to $4,000 in cash prizes


Farm & Food Care has launched a nation-wide farm photo contest with $4,000 in cash prizes available. 


Participants can submit their photos to six different categories. Winning photos will be used in the updated 2017 edition of The Real Dirt on Farming, a publication that answers common questions about food and farming practices in Canada.  



  • Canadian Farm Scenes - Capture the beauty of Canada's rural landscape  
  • Farm Faces -  Unique farm family photos, farm friends or a photo of farmers at work
  • All about Animals - Farm animals in the barn or field; 
  • Farm Innovation - Technology at work on Canadian farms;
  • Crazy about Crops - Photos of crops being grown in fields, orchards or greenhouses across Canada;
  • Farm Fun - Be creative! We're looking for photos of people having fun while farming;


  • $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.

Photos must be submitted to contests@farmfoodcare.org by July 14 in order to be considered.

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