Gateway Wins 2012 Florida Innovative Farmer Award
Pam and Hank Sindlinger, owners of Gateway Organic Farm, were awarded the 2012 Florida Innovative Farmer Award at the 2012 UF-IFAS Small Farm and Alternative Enterprise Conference in July 2012. The goal of the Award is to recognize farmers and ranchers who are leaders and innovators based on the following criteria:
Achievement: Success in making farming systems more profitable over the long term.
Innovation: Ability to use farming practices that enhance, rather than harm, natural resources.
Leadership: Leading - or participation in - activities that support viable communities, either through economic development or contribution to regional food system.
Outreach: Effective outreach and/or education about sustainable agriculture ideas and practices to others, such as producers, community leaders, agricultural educators and the general public.
We were the featured story in the latest Gourmet Girl Magazine.
Check us out on the cover of the September/October 2008 issue of the Bay Area Business Magazine.
And in the St. Petersburg Times.
See Hank and Pamela on the "Cool Jobs" video on "why being a farmer is such a cool job. There is a lot of things that go into farming that you would have never known."
Tampa Bays 10 said, "It is a family effort to build beautiful vegetable, herb and flower gardens from a former landscape nursery.
Read the article from the Studio 10TV segment on Cafe Ponte and the Napa Valley Wine tasting and be sure to click on the "Great event, great cause!" link to view the video featuring Gateway Organic Farm produce!