The Good Food Awards Mercantile and Marketplace events return to Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture to celebrate top food and drink artisans in five U.S. geographic regions and 15 culinary categories. The expanded categories include recognition for food purveyors creating award-winning products such as beer, cider, charcuterie, cheese, chocolate, coffee, confections, elixirs, fish (preserved), honey, oils pantry, pickles, preserves, and spirits.
Hosted by the Good Food Foundation and the Good Food Retailers Collaborative, the Good Food Mercantile gathering brings together food crafters and retailers on Saturday, January 20, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ($35 admission). More than 125 crafters are participating; including California’s Cowgirl Creamery, Maine’s Allagash Brewing Company, Vermont’s Shacksbury Cider, and Alaska’s Wild Fish Cannery.
The Good Food Awards Marketplace happens the following day, Sunday, January 21, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., alongside the outdoor Farmers’ Market at Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture. Admission at 9:00 a.m. is only $5, however, $20 VIP Early-Access tickets provide access at 8:00 a.m.