VOTE For Your
Fort Bend Food Heroes!

A few weeks ago, we asked you to nominate your Fort Bend Food Heroes for Edible Houston Magazine's Local Hero Awards. The nominations have been tallied, and we are excited to report, your efforts paid off! Nearly 50% of our 20 suggestions made the finalist list.

That. Is. HUGE! What an amazing statement for our Fort Bend food scene. Now, it's time to vote! 

Need a voting guide? Keep scrolling for our suggestions.

Help us spread the word by sharing the link to this page. Act quickly - voting ends March 22!

For Farm, vote for:
Loam Agronomics - Richmond

For Beverage Artisan (non-alcoholic), consider voting for one of the following:
The Kombucha Company - Richmond (brewed next door to Blockhouse!!)
Trough Juice - Richmond
Fort Bend Coffee Roasters - Fulshear

For Bartender or Sommelier, vote for:
Paul Killingsworth of Vino & Vinyl - Sugar Land and Missouri City

For Chef, vote for:
Chef Ara Malekian - Richmond
(Our original suggestion, Chef Chris Zettlemoyer, didn't make the finals, but this local Chef did! We don't have a relationship with Chef Ara yet, but we hear he is an incredible guy - give him your vote for Chef and support a fellow Fort Bend business owner!)

For Farmer's Market, vote for:
The Farmer's Market at Imperial - Sugar Land

For Farmer's Market Vendor, vote for:
All We Need Pops - Needville

For Food Artisan, vote for:
Bare Bakery - Sugar Land native

For Specialty Market, vote for:
Grit Grocery - a mobile grocery market, owned and operated by Richmond native, Dustin Windham