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 non-GMO, free of synthetic inputs and responsibly foraged. Learn about the many types of preserves being crafted in America here. View the full criteria for entry.

Click here to view the 2018 Finalists.


Mei Ling Hui is the Urban Agriculture and Community Gardens Program Manager for San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department. She also volunteers with the UC Cooperative Extension as a Master Food Preserver, providing community education in safe home food preservation practices.

Sean Timberlake is the founder of Punk Domestics, a community and aggregation site for food preservers and DIY enthusiasts, and Content Marketing Manager for Sun Basket, a certified-organic meal kit delivery service. He has been writing professionally for more than 20 years, and has written on food preservation for Cooking Channel, Food Network, Williams-Sonoma,, Sunset Westphoria and others.

Anna Smith Clark (Chair Emeritus), Founder, Get Gone Traveler


Christina Gutierrez, Culinary Research & Development Manager, Thistle Health Inc.
Martha McMillin, Proprietor, Preserving Place
Ariel Sultan, Founder, Food Guru 


John Beaver, Co-Owner, Oaktown Spice Shop
Viola Buitoni, Blogger, Viola’s Italy
Anna Smith Clark, Founder, Get Gone Traveler
Emily Nichols Grossi, Founder, Em-i-lis
Gail Hayden, Director, California Farmers’ Markets Association
Nicholas Kadrlik, Retail Manager, Antonelli’s Cheese Shop
Perri Kramer, Marketing & Business Development, The Plant Café Organic 
Dafna Kory, Founder & Co-Owner, Inna Jam
Jessica Lutz, Senior Programs Manager, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
Stacie Pierce, Chef & Owner, Little Bee Baking
Phoebe Plank, Assistant to the President, Community Grains
Vincent Ricchiuti, Director of Operations, Enzo Olive Oil Company/P-R Farms
Shakirah Simley, Fellow, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture
June Taylor, Owner, June Taylor Jams
Emily Kaiser Thelin, Editorial Director for Recipes, Sun Basket
Sean Vahey, Co-Founder, Humphry Slocombe