2013SummitLogo_WebWe are so pleased to announce the finalists for the 2013 Sustainability Awards!

The Awards recognize individuals who have played an exemplary role in transforming our food system. This year, there are four awards: Southeast Sustainer, Foodshed Champion Southeast, Pathfinder, and National Sustainer. Over the next four days, we’ll announce the finalists for each award, starting with the Southeast Sustainer Award.

The Foodshed Champion Southeast honors a food producer (farmer, fisher, artisanal producer) committed to working with chefs and who exemplifies the following principle:  Good food begins with unpolluted air, land, and water, environmentally sustainable farming and fishing, and humane animal husbandry.

The finalists for Foodshed Champion Southeast are:

Celeste Albers

Dave Belanger

Will Harris

Mark Marhefka

  • Captain, Abundant Seafood
  • Charleston, SC

Nick Pihakis

Stay tuned as we announce the finalists for Pathfinder, and National Sustainer this week! Click here to see who”s up for Southeast Sustainer. You can also follow our live announcements each day at 2:00PM on Twitter.