2016 Edible Communities' Eddy Awards

The 2016 EDDY Awards

The submission period is open for the 2016 EDDY Awards, which celebrate excellence in publishing — from food writing to coverage of crucial social issues to photography and more. All entries must be submitted by Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 11:59pm EST.

2015 Categories

Best Feature Categories

  • Farmer, Rancher, Fisher, Grower
  • Chef
  • Food Artisan
  • Drink Artisan
  • Home Cook
  • Market, Specialty Shop

Best Story Categories

  • Environment, Sustainability
  • Personal Essay
  • Social Issue
  • Gardening

Best Recipe Categories

  • Seasonal
  • Drink
  • Signature (Regional Tradition)

Best Imagery Categories

  • Cover
  • Feature or Story Photography
  • Recipe Photography
  • Illustration

Best Digital Categories

  • Website
  • Use of Video
  • Use of Social Media

Best Special Issue

For issues that are dedicated to a specific theme or topic

Submission Rules

1. Submissions will be accepted from March 30 at 9:00 am EST through April 13, 2016 at 11:59 pm EST.

2. All entries must be submitted in PDF form on ediblefeast.com/eddyawards with the exception of Best Special Issue and the Best Digital categories. Best Special Issue entries require 10 copies be mailed to Edible Media:
Edible Communities
5663 Balboa Ave. #356
San Diego, CA 92111

Best Digital entries require 1 URL per category.

3. A piece can be submitted to only 1 category. Exception: a piece with imagery may also be submitted to one of the imagery categories as appropriate. Edible Media and/or the judges may decide to re-assign the category if deemed another to be a better fit.

4. Each publisher can submit one (1) entry per category.

For more information, please visit the Eddy Awards FAQ page.

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2016 Edible Communities' Eddy Awards

Submit Your Entries

To submit an entry or entries, complete the entry form below then scroll down to each category you are submitting in.

One (1) entry may be submitted per category. You can submit one or more entries at a time. When you have completed uploading your submissions, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click submit. Once you have successfully completed your submission, you will receive an email confirmation.

Best Feature

These awards recognize storytelling excellence when profiling a farmer, rancher, fisher or grower, a chef, a food artisan, a drink artisan, a home cook or a market or specialty shop.

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Farmer, Rancher, Fisher, Grower
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Chef
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Food Artisan
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Drink Artisan
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Home Cook
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Market, Specialty Shop
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Best Story

These awards recognize exceptional writing in the form of stories about the environment and sustainability, a social issue or gardening. Outstanding personal essay writing is also recognized.

Environment, Sustainability
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Personal Essay
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Gardening
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Best Recipe

These awards recognize outstanding feature stories that include one or more local seasonal, drink, healthful or preserving recipes.

Categories
Seasonal
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Drink
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Signature (Regional Tradition)
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Best Imagery

These awards recognize exceptional visual imagery on magazine covers, in feature or story photography, in recipe photography or in an illustration.

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Cover
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Feature or Story Photography
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Recipe Photography
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Illustration
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Best Digital

These awards recognize digital editorial excellence on a website or in an email newsletter. The awards also recognize outstanding work in digital video and through the use of social media.

Categories
Website
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Best Special Issue

The Best Special Issue category recognizes editorial excellence in producing a single issue dedicated to a specific topic or theme.

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Special Issue
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