Author: Matt Gomez • Date: August 13, 2014 • Appears in:
We Have A Winner
Well our contest ran for 4 weeks, and we received thousands of entries. The lure of farm fresh produce produced entries from 43 states and provinces across North America.
You told us your reasons for buying local and we learnt what’s important to you as food buyers.
Overwhelmingly the biggest driver for buying local from those that entered was a desire to support their local community.
Why do you buy local?
We asked you why you buy local, and these where the responses we recieved.
Supports Community 43%
Tastes Better 18%
More Nutritious 10%
Trust Your Farmer 9%
Distance Food Travels 5%
Feel Safer 3%
We have collated that information, and had our computers draw one grand prize winner, and four runner up winners. The grand prize as you know is a years free farm produce. The runner up prize is a $50 gift card for your local farmers market.
Grand Prize Winner – One Years Free Farm Produce
Lynda Rae Llewellyn – Penticton, British Columbia
Runner Up Prize Winners - $50 Farmers Market Gift Card
Jennifer MacKenzie – Buckhorn, Ontatio
Paige Wyatt – Victoria, British Columbia
Joan Selig – Davenport, Florida
Brett Godin – Kelowna, British Columbia
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