There are seven categories: Food Artisan, Beverage Artisan, Food Retailer, Restaurant/Chef, Farmer, Food/Farming-based Non-Profit, and Farmers' Market. Simply enter the name of your nominee for each category and tell us why they are your local hero! One Hero will be chosen for the Louisville area (Jefferson County), and one for the Bluegrass region (counties surrounding Jefferson county, Frankfort and Lexington, and surrounding counties).
Thank you for recognizing your local heroes! Voting deadline is April 1, 2018. Winners will be announced in the summer issue of Edible Louisville & the Bluegrass magazine and at the annual Edible Communities publisher's meeting.
Please note: The following three -time Local Hero Award winners have been retired to the Hall of Fame and are no longer eligible for voting: Mayan Cafe, Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Markets.
NOTE: One daily vote per person per category.