Announcing: Local Food Champion Award

Award winners of the Local Food Champion Award will be recognized by the Franklin County Local Food Council and the Franklin County Local Food Action Plan on this page quarterly. This award is an opportunity to recognize and celebrate grassroots community efforts to create a food system that benefits ALL people.

Individuals, groups, organizations, agencies, or institutions that live, work, play and or worship in Franklin County and have shown significant impact in the goal areas below, from the Local Food Action Plan, are eligible to be nominated and awarded:

  1. Enhance coordination and communication among existing food resources and agencies.

  2. Improve access to and education about healthy food, affordable food and local food.

  3. Increase the role of food in economic development.

  4. Prevent food-related waste.

Click here to complete the nomination form. Nominations will be accepted January 8-22, 11:59pm and awardee(s) will be announced at the March Food Council meeting.