Slow Food Utah recently announced the winners of this years Snail Awards. Launched in 2012, the awards are a way the organization recognizes ardent supporters and promoters of local, sustainably produced food.
This year’s recipients were:
Pete Rasmussen, Sandhill Farms. The farm uses traditional organic growing methods, producing garlic and vegetables sold through a CSA program to area residents.
Adam Kreisel, Chaia Cucina. Kreisel believes deeply in the power of food to create memory and feeling, and to build experiences that enhance our lives and our communities. He has been a contributing chef to the group’s annual fundraiser, the Feast of Five Senses, since its beginning over a decade ago.
John and Casee Francis, Amour Spreads. Amour Spreads produces jams and marmalades using artisanal traditional methods. The Francises give back to the Slow Food community by hosting tours and tastings at their facility, pot luck dinners at their home, and through their “Spread Love” program of donating to local non-profits.
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