HFfA Awarded a commendation from the Irish Food Writers’ Guild at their inaugural Social Responsibility Awards
HFfA was delighted to be awarded a commendation from the Irish Food Writers’ Guild (IFWG) at their inaugural Social Responsibility Awards on Wednesday, 14th October 2015.
Awards were given for contributions made by Irish food businesses, non-profit organisations and individuals to furthering social responsibility in the food sector. A total of 23 businesses were nominated for the award, covering areas from sustainability in commercial enterprises to conservation, food education projects, food projects that reach out to the most vulnerable in our community and community gardens.
The second commendation was awarded to The Grow Dome Project in Dublin 8. The Overall winner was Bia Food Initiative and the Dublin Simon Community soup run was entered into the IFWG Social Responsibility Award Hall of Fame. Well done to all!
This is the first year that the Irish Food Writers’ Guild has presented a Social Responsibility Award. With the increasing focus on socially responsible practices, sustainability and conservation, the Guild felt that it was important to highlight the outstanding contributions being made by individuals, businesses or other entities involved in the food sector and present an award that not just communicated their efforts to a broader audience, but also conveyed a huge thank you to the people involved from the food community.
Many thanks to the IFWG for their recognition and promotion of our work and for helping raise awareness of food poverty going forward.