We ♥ Local Awards

We are so excited to be working on the first-ever We ♥ Local Awards, celebrating local food and agriculture across BC (and presented by the fabulous folks at Buy Local. Eat Natural.). Nominations are open now, and voting kicks off next week... and there are some fantastic prizes to be won! Here's the lowdown:

  • Nominations are open until July 15th, 2013. Anyone living in BC can nominate one or more favourites in the categories listed below.
  • Voting will be open July 16-August 5th, 2013. Anyone living in BC can vote for their favourite nominees in the categories listed below by visiting the contest.
  • Why nominate and vote? All voters and nominators are automatically included into a prize draw, for a chance to win 1 of 20 $100 gift cards to their local Farmers Market, as well as the deluxe prize: a weekend wine getaway in the Okanagan.

There are 15 categories:

Favourite Store to Buy Local Favourite BC Farmers Market Favourite Local Meat or Poultry Supplier Favourite Local Seafood Supplier Favourite Local Cheese Maker Favourite Local Sweet Treat Favourite Local Advocate Favourite Local Winery Favourite Local Brewery Favourite Local Food Truck Favourite Local U-Pick Farm Favourite Local Orchard/Fruit Supplier Favourite Local Restaurant or Café Favourite Local Chef Favourite Local Florist or Greenhouse

For more info or to nominate or vote for your favourite local producer, visit: https://www.facebook.com/buylocaleatnatural/app_448952861833126