Awards Categories

Please click on the category for more information and to nominate.
You will need to create an account, this will allow you save your entry before submission.

You can nominate in multiple categories.

Return at any point complete your entry, to do so please use the menu above.

All nominations are FREE.


A rural business that has grabbed their destiny with both hands and changed the course of their operations by embracing a diversification project that excels in its field and sustains their farming operations.

A farm shop in Yorkshire that can demonstrate outstanding success as a local employer, sourcing local food and drink, championing Yorkshire produce, and contributing to the rural economy.

A remarkable rural business from the region that is positively thriving as a productive and profitable enterprise to the benefit of local people and the economy, giving it a great story to tell

A progressive business from the region that has adopted the latest digital technology or machinery and can demonstrate how it has taken their venture to the next level.


A committed individual or rural-based group that has selflessly volunteered their time within a rural setting for the benefit of their community.

A farmer aged 35 or under who has demonstrated excellence in agriculture that stands him or her out from their peers.

Outstanding service and a consummate professional, this is a vet that is held in high regard for his or her work and manner, whether on the farm or in the surgery.

A business or collection of businesses in rural Yorkshire that is a runaway success with locals and visitors alike and makes a vital impact to the local economy.

A tourism business or collection of tourism businesses in rural Yorkshire that stands out for its success with locals and visitors, and makes a key contribution to the local economy.

Whether excelling as part of their studies or whilst serving an apprenticeship, this individual shows they have a bright future in a countryside career ahead of them.

Rural businesses need support from a wide-range of professionals, this award celebrates excellent customer service in professional services in rural Yorkshire.