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2016 Vendor of the Year Awards

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We celebrated our 2016 season on Nov. 15 at our Annual Fall Membership Dinner & Meeting.  At the dinner we presented our Corporate Sponsor, American National Insurance, with a Foodie Appreciation Award for the company’s commitment to agriculture and local foods.  Plus, we celebrated our vendors at both our markets in Springfield and Branson with our Vendor of the Year Awards.  Check out the big winners!

Vendor of the Year: Parker Farms

Most Improved Market Business: Parker Farms

FMO Awards

Best New Vendor: Edgewood Creamery

Best All-Around Must Eat at FMO: Cubano from Cecil’s To Go

Best Artisan: Swan Creek Crafts

Best Baker or Value-Added Vendor: Grove Salsa

Best Rancher: Grandview Bison

Best Concessionaire: Firelight Pizza

Best Specialty Crop Vendor: Parker Farms

 

Branson Awards

Best New Vendor: McDowell Land & Cattle

Best All-Around Must Eat at Branson: Shrimp Tacos from Sarah’s Food Truck

Best Artisan: Swan Creek Crafts

Best Baker or Value-Added Vendor: Rhonda’s Fried Pies

Best Rancher: Brittian Farms

Best Concessionaire: Spork Express

Best Specialty Crop Vendor: McKenna Family Farm