Starting July 1st, nominations for the first ever BC-wide We HEART Local Awards will launch. This first-of-its-kind popular choice awards program invites all of BC to recognize and elevate your favourite key players across the food and agriculture industry throughout our province.
So many familiar faces are in this video below. Erin Ireland, Mark Brand, Kurtis Kolt, Roberta Laquaglia and other folks (who you may have met through V.I.A.) give you the lowdown...
The awards showcase the favourites of the BC food community in fifteen 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
Bookmark buylocaleatnatural.com/we-heart-local-awards and be sure to nominate your favourites from July 1- July 15th, 2013, then vote from July 16-August 5th, 2013! Not only will you be helping give your local favourites a boost but you'll be entered to win 1 of 20 $100 gift cards to your local Farmers Market, as well as the deluxe prize: a weekend wine getaway in the Okanagan.