The vision for this year’s recipient can be summed up in just three words: Simple Good Food!
With a vision of healthy farms and healthy food, Linda Best and Ann Anderson are a driving force behind raising investment money to support agri-food related businesses.
Innovation and risk taking are a part of their DNA at Benjamin Bridge. In 2017, they produced their first ever Pet Nat and after two years, they shook things up and turned it into Canada’s first wine fermented in a can.
Delivering elevated dining in a rural setting, Founders House Dining & Drinks are proud of their small town connection and proud of being a staunch supporter of local.
Nancy’s passion for local, paired with her genuine love and enthusiasm of being a professional server, makes her a valued member of The Flying Apron team.
Made with Local is an amazing company that always puts their local community first, through partnerships with social enterprises and local producers.
Chef Renée Lavallée embodies what it is to be a culinary ambassador. Everything she does is influenced by the community around her — Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
Compass Distillers’ philosophy is to never sell anything they didn’t make from scratch. Their Spring GiNS is the perfect demonstration of this commitment.
Comeau’s Sea Foods is all about pride – pride of quality, pride of product, pride of people and pride of place. They say it best – “We love where we are.”
Brian Unsworth instinctively finds a connection with each customer he meets and remembers them upon each return visit to Harbour City Bar and Grill.