This year 21 schools in Western Sydney are competing for the 2011 Archibull Prize.
Next year the program will go National with a minimum of 80 schools across Australia competing for the ultimate prize. The winning overall entry
from each state will then travel to the AYOF expo in Melbourne at the end of
the year for the announcement of the National Archibull Prize winner.
This year each school was given a life size fibreglass cow, and an allocated
food or fibre industry to showcase on their cow. Each school was also paired
with a young farming champion whose area of expertise was the school’s food or
Find more about Young farming Champions program here
On the other hand Young Farming Champions Melissa Henry and Erin Lake are absolute stars in this vid
and lets not forget the amazing videos the Young Farming Champions created for their in school presentations here
Each school has to complete 4 tasks to be in the running for the Archibull Prize 2011.
- The Archibull
Use the blank fibreglass cow to inspire or
create the artwork ……..
2. The blog
Produce a weekly web blog which documents the
journey of your artwork.
3. The video
a short video to raise the profile of your allocated commodity, to be published
on the LandLearn NSW Youtube channel.
4. The PowerPoint
Produce a PowerPoint for web publishing on the LandLearn NSW website reflecting your sustainability learnings
The Archibull Prize 2011 is being judged by experts in their field including Wendy Taylor designer of Australian Year of the Farmer launch display
Agvocates extraordinaire the fabulous Alison Fairleigh of Bringing Sexy Back and Farming is the New Black (to name but a few) and Marion McDonald of Milk Maid Marion fame
We look forward to sharing pictures of the Archibull Prize 2011 entrants with you next week
See pix of last year’s winners and highly commended here http://www.art4agriculture.com.au/archibull/index.html
The Archibull Prize program is a new way and innovative way of connecting urban
consumers with the people who produce their food and fibre and is proudly
supported by Woolworths, AWI, MLA, RIRDC, Cotton Australia and Landlearn NSW
and other supporting partners
Can’t wait to see the entries! Thanks for the honour.