27 Jan '14, 6pm

Social Justice, Localism, And Chutney: A Closer Look At The Good Food Awards

Social Justice, Localism, And Chutney: A Closer Look At The Good Food Awards

If we take Weiner, mastermind behind the GFAs, as the thematic architect of the ceremony, there is a push and pull in the content, a nice little meditation that relies on nostalgia and what our current moment is hankering for. Many of the presenters chanted the same idea: change, innovation, and movement. Katy Chang, representing the pickles awards and hailing from Baba’s Cooking School , really understood this forward/backward paradox when she said that food is about nodding to the past and embracing cultures, but staying in our time, with our seasons, and in our places. Others, like Vicky Allard, representing the preserves awards and hailing from Blake Hill Preserves , blushed about having the “Good Food Awards spotlight” shining on her small town of Grafton, VT.

Full article: http://sprudge.com/social-justice-local-coffee-good-food-...

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