Chef Steven Satterfield delivered the keynote address at the Farmers Feast on the evening of Feb. 17. Satterfield is the Executive Chef and Co-owner of Miller Union in Atlanta and author of Root to Leaf: A Southern Chef Cooks Through the Seasons. His speech titled “The Value of Food” discussed society’s devaluation of food and the importance of minimizing food waste.
Local organic farmers Loretta and Sam Adderson of Adderson’s Fresh Produce were awarded the Land Stewardship Award for their work mentoring up-and-coming farmers throughout Augusta. Kim Hines was awarded the Barbara Petit Pollinator Award for her work empowering farmers and community members to grow and eat organic through her organization Augusta Locally Grown.