Calling on the jammiest jams and most mouthwatering marmalades, the Good Food Awards will be handed out to the tastiest sweet preserves made with fruits that are synthetic pesticide and herbicide free, GM free, or responsibly foraged. This year, all forms of preserves are eligible, from conserves to the original way to preserve fruit – vinegar! Learn about the many types of preserves being crafted in America here. View the full criteria for entry.


Anna Smith Clark returns to the Good Food Awards for her fourth year as a Preserves Committee Chair. Anna became well acquainted with jam making as a child, drawing on the giant apricot tree in her mother’s back yard in Santa Monica. She’s had something boiling in her own kitchen ever since, always following the seasonal line-up of fresh fruit and produce. As the founder and CEO of the online marketplace Get Gone, Anna has made it possible for the people around the globe who grow and produce our food to offer paid visits, classes, and shared meals to food-forward travelers everywhere. 

Sean Timberlake has been writing professionally for nearly 20 years. He is the founder of Punk Domestics, a community and aggregation site for DIY food enthusiasts, and is the Food Preservation Expert for


Cathy Barrow, Author & Founder, Mrs. Wheelbarrow’s Kitchen
Shakirah Simley, Community Coordinator, Bi-Rite Market
Harvindar Singh, Local Forager (Northern CA & Reno), Whole Foods Market


To Be Announced in June 2015.