REPRO FREE: 24-7-2012: 'Best In Market Award' Launched to Celebrate Small Artisans: Nicole Flynn from Castlegregory pictured with artisan Artie Clifford in Dingle, County Kerry on Tuesday at the launch of the 'Small Artisan Producers of the Year award which will be announced at the Blas na hEireann, National Irish Food Awards in October but the closing date for entry is July 27th. Called 'Best In Market', this Award will celebrate those local food heroes who sell at farmers' markets, often operating out of their own kitchens.This Award is also created to recognise the achievements of two former Supreme Champion winners, Una's Pies and Flynn's Kitchen, both regulars on the Cork farmer's market circuit, who have gone from strength to
strength as a result of taking the top accolade at the Blas Awards.
More information on www.irishfoodawards.com The deadline for entry to this year's competition is 27 July 2012. The final judging and presentation of these Awards will take place at the Dingle Peninsula Food Festival on the 4 -7 October 2012.
Photo: Don MacMonagle