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Carrboro, NC, United States, 2011/01/06 - Carrboro Coffee Roasters' Cup of Excellence from Honduras - El Aguacate - was selected as a finalist in the inaugural Good Food Awards, a San Francisco-based initiative to recognize quality, authenticity, and responsibility in food.
Carrboro Coffee Roasters are Finalists in this years Good Food Awards held in San Francisco, with Our Cup of Excellence from Honduras; FarmerTomas Sosa Calderon’s El Aguacate!
The Good Food Awards were created through a collaboration of food producers, farmers, food journalists and independent grocers organized by Seedling Projects, the folks who organized the Slow Food Movement.
The Good Food Awards recognize that truly good food – the kind that brings people together and builds strong, healthy communities – contains social and environmental responsibility, while celebrating flavor. The Awards take a comprehensive view, honoring people who make food that is delicious, respectful of the environment, and connected to communities and cultural traditions.
El Aguacate, grown by farmer Tomas Sosa Calderon from Honduras, stood out as a finalist among 54 coffee entries to The Good Food Awards, by its wonderful lush acidity and caramel sweetness, as well as its transparent connection to the farmer and farming practices Tomas Calderon uses. This coffee exemplifies the effort Carrboro Coffee Roasters takes to connect fantastic coffees & the people who work hard to grow them, with the customer who ultimately enjoys them!
Winners will be honored in a special ceremony hosted by Alice Waters in San Francisco on the evening of January 14, 2011. To showcase winners among the broader food-loving public, there will be a Good Food Marketplace on January 15, 2011. Visitors to the marketplace will be invited to taste the award-winning foods surrounded by the spectacular Saturday Farmers’ Market at San Francisco’s iconic Ferry Building.
Good Food Awards info: goodfoodawards.org/coffee/.