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Celebrating Excellence Among Local Food Businesses in Nowra, NSW Community.

Yesterday, May 1, 2023, marked the launch of the Local Food Hero award program to celebrate the best of our local food scene. The Local Food Hero Award aims to recognize and celebrate the most amazing local food businesses around Nowra. Nominations are now open, giving people in Nowra and its neighbouring suburbs the chance to recognize and support their favourite local food businesses.

“We’re excited to launch the maiden edition of this great initiative to celebrate the amazing local food businesses that make Nowra such a vibrant and wonderful place to experience,” said Elizabeth Akinsanya, Founder of Food Markies. “By nominating and voting for your favourite local food business, you’re not only supporting them but also helping to build a stronger and more connected community.”

To nominate your favourite local food business and learn more about the Local Food Hero award, visit and conditions apply.

The five businesses with the most nominations will be put to a public vote starting May 16, 2023. The winner of the final vote will receive a fantastic prize package sponsored by Food Markies and Drummerboy Pictures, helping them grow their business and continue providing great quality food with excellence to our community.

About Food Markies: & Drummerboy pictures

Food Markies is an online market for selling food online, shopping with small local food businesses and building a stronger community. We believe in a local food system that helps local families thrive better. For people who are too busy to shop all over town, we provide easy and convenient access to delicious, high-quality food offered by small local businesses in your community,

Drummerboy Pictures is a highly reputable and professional filmmaking & photography business capturing the rhythm of life in the Shoalhaven region. Harry, the business owner of Drummerboy Pictures, is highly rated for his work in Kangaroo Valley, and he is passionate about supporting his local community.