The #success, dedication and hard work of outstanding agriculturists in 53 counties in #NorthDakota and several counties in #Minnesota were honored during the 43rd annual Harvest Bowl program at North Dakota State University, on Nov. 4. David and Colleen Pearce of Bismarck received this award for #BurleighCounty. David and Colleen operate Papa’s Pumpkin Patch and Papa’s Polar Patch, where they sell garden produce and hold a fall and winter festival with activities for families. They received the USAID (U.S. Agency for International Development) Farmer-to-Farmer program’s Volunteer of the Decade Award in 2014. David, a 1978 NDSU graduate, also is an international volunteer and group facilitator, a Hay Creek Township supervisor, and a member of the Burleigh County Advisory Committee and Bismarck Public School Board. Colleen is a 1977 NDSU graduate and the state WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) program director. She also serves on the North Dakota Nutrition Council.
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