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September 17, 2014 14:21 ET

Announcing the Winners of the 2014 We Heart Local Awards!

The votes are in. Meet the winners of the second-annual, province-wide We Heart Local Awards!

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 17, 2014) - The BC Agriculture Council and We Heart Local are excited to announce the winners of the second annual We Heart Local Awards!

Without further ado, congratulations to BC's favourites:

The We Heart Local Awards is a partnership between BC Agriculture Council, BC Ministry of Agriculture, Global TV, Taku Resort & Marina, BC Association of Farmers' Markets, Little Qualicum Cheeseworks, BC Dairy Association, LOCO BC, BC Restaurants and Foodservices Association and Edible Vancouver.

Here are some of the highlights of the 2014 We Heart Local Awards:

  • There were 337 nominees across 15 categories.
  • Over 37,000 votes were cast this year, more than tripling the number received in last year's We Heart Local Awards.
  • Over 27,000 people visited to view the nominations and learn about the We Heart Local Awards.
  • Weekly prize draws were awarded to all who voted and nominated. In total, we gave out twenty $100 gift cards to a variety of BC Farmers' Markets, and twenty $20 gift cards to Little Qualicum Cheeseworks.
  • The Grand prize, a luxurious three-night stay at Taku Resort and Marina for two, valued at over $2000, was awarded to Terri McClymont from Prince George, BC!

About We Heart Local

We Heart Local, formerly known as Buy Local. Eat Natural., is a not-for-profit community forum that aims to promote and bring together BC's local food products, growers and producers. We Heart Local is supported by BC Agriculture Council and BC Ministry of Agriculture and sustained by thousands of passionate local food enthusiasts, like yourself! Join us here:
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