2018 Eddy Award Winners & Finalists Announced
The prestigious Eddy Awards were announced and edible Idaho was honored with two 'Best' and one 'Finalist' award.
The results of the 2018 EDDY Awards are in! More than 30 superstar judges in the food world weighed in, and the winners were announced at our national conference in Nashville in January of 2018.
edible Idaho was honored with two 'Best' awards and one 'Finalist' award, selected from edible publications across the United States and Canada in 2017. We are proud to announce the following winners and finalist:
WINNER: Feature Story: Farmer, Rancher, Fisher, Grower
Edible Idaho - Fishing for Sustainability by Guy Hand
What the judges said: “It made me hope that a lot of people would read it, learn about what the fishing industry actually looks looks like, and what it takes to go out on your own.” -- Deborah Madison, author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone.
“This exceptionally well-written story starts out with what sounds like a typical fisherman and his wife embarking on a day’s work, but it takes a surprising turn. In a twist to the usual local-food story, the reader discovers how this couple is trying to overcome economic and market forces. This piece is informative, moving, and reveals that the journey of a local food fish is not as linear and simple as one might assume.” -- Mi Ae Lipe, author of Bounty from the Box, the CSA Cookbook.
WINNER: Personal Essay
Edible Idaho - A Midwinter Daydream by Casey O'Leary
What the judges said: “Eating seasonally requires discipline, and I enjoyed the desperation of this piece that is so relatable for foodies. A fresh perspective on an old dilemma.” -- Amanda Miller, Executive Director at the Association of Food Journalists
Edible Idaho: Cosmic Apple Gardens, Video by Guy Hand