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Really Local Harvest Wins Food Heroes Award!

Tuesday, May 27 2014

Six Canadian Food Heroes recognized
by the Slow Food in Canada convivial network

Montreal, May 22nd, 2014 – Slow Food in Canada, representing all the Slow Food convivia across the country, recognized the contribution of six Canadian ambassadors of good, clean and fair food during its annual meeting held in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia May 1-4, 2014.
The Canadian Food Hero recognition is given each year by Slow Food in Canada to individuals who protect, defend and promote sustainable, good, clean and fair food by actively and positively contributing to a healthy food system, preserving the rich culinary history of their region, whether they are growers, harvesters, writers, entrepreneurs or activists.

The 2014 Canadian Food Heroes are:
 Ghislain Trudel (Québec)
 Chef Robert Clark (British Columbia)
 Josh Oulton and Patricia Bishop (Nova Scotia)
 Really Local Harvest (New Brunswick)
 Tony and Penny Marshall (Prairies)
 Paul Finklestein (Ontario)

REALLY LOCAL HARVEST / LA RÉCOLTE DE CHEZ-NOUS

Really Local Harvest is a cooperative of about thirty farmers from the South East region of New Brunswick whose members work hard to offer authentic, wholesome, fresh and great tasting local products. They strive to promote the development of sustainable agriculture in their region. Really Local was created in 2000 and in June 2005 they helped create the Dieppe Farmer’s Market. They recently helped create Terroir Foods & Agrimarketing Inc., an organization that coordinates the sourcing and delivery of local food to 22 schools in the region for their students’ lunches.

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