In May 2018 the Council launched their first annual Local Fare Awards. The awards are a way of recognizing the great work being done in our community to improve the local food system, ensuring everyone has access to affordable, healthy food. Read on for descriptions of each category: 

The Sustainable Grower Award


Given to a farm or community garden within 150 miles of Tarrant County for their commitment to sustainable growing practices. 


The Locavore Award


Given to a restaurant within Tarrant County that demonstrates a commitment to sourcing local, sustainable food. 


The Innovation Award


Given to a Tarrant County business or non-profit that utilizes innovative tools or methodology for implementing sustainable practices at the organizational level or for efforts to improve the local food environment. 


The Leadership Award


Given to a civic leader or municipality within Tarrant County that has shown commitment to addressing food access issues through policies or programs that ensure citizens can access healthy food. 


The Barbara Ewen Changemaker Award


‚ÄčThis is award given to a Tarrant County citizen who has made a significant impact in improving the community's access to healthy food by taking action to reduce food insecurity, influence the local food system, or otherwise address access issues at a systems level. 

2018 Recipients

Ash Creek Farms

Selected for crop rotation, livestock integration, pasturing practices, humane treatment of animals, and waste reduction practices..and really great tasting food!

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Ash Creek Farms

Selected for crop rotation, livestock integration, pasturing practices, humane treatment of animals, and waste reduction practices..and really great tasting food!

Ash Creek Farms

Selected for crop rotation, livestock integration, pasturing practices, humane treatment of animals, and waste reduction practices..and really great tasting food!

Ash Creek Farms

Selected for crop rotation, livestock integration, pasturing practices, humane treatment of animals, and waste reduction practices..and really great tasting food!

Ash Creek Farms

Selected for crop rotation, livestock integration, pasturing practices, humane treatment of animals, and waste reduction practices..and really great tasting food!

Headshot here

Headshot here

The Local FAre Awards