The Dusty Farmer Memorial Scholarship

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Growing New Farmers and Cultivating Community

Dustin "Dusty" Dougherty loved farming.  He loved it for the community of his fellow farmers, for the hard work that it demands and for the pleasure of the food he produced.  He brought a level of dedication to the work that was unsurpassed and a passion for the craft that inspired everybody around him.  The Dusty Farmer Memorial Scholarship Fund aims to honor his life's work by helping others make connections and learn skills to ensure a future full of dusty farmers.


The Scholarship

The Scholarship recipient(s) will receive paid registration for the Full Conference, Meals, and Lodging at the annual Eco-Farm Conference in Asilomar, CA.  Travel expenses not included.

Applications are accepted October 15th through November 15th of each year.

Recipients will be notified the Last Monday in November.  

To Apply, please fill out the Application Form below. 


The Memorial Fund is made possible by the generous donations of those who loved Dusty and the support of Say Hay Farms, in honor of his life and contributions on our farm. 

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