ASHBOURNE families are being invited to enter their nominations in the BBC Radio 4 Food and Farming Awards 2014.
The awards celebrate the people and organisations in Britain who produce and sell quality food.
This year Raymond Blanc and Richard Corrigan are being joined by Al Crisci, the founder of the Clink restaurant in Highdown prison, blogger Jack Monroe, cook and writer Valentine Warner and critic and broadcaster Charles Campion to form the 2014 judging team.
In total there are 10 different categories; Best Food Producer, Best Drinks Producer, Best Food Market, Best Local Food Retailer, Best Takeaway/Street food, Best Cook, Best Food Initiative, Outstanding Farmer of the Year, the Lifetime Achievement Award and Food Personality of the Year.
The closing date for nominations, which can be made online at www.bbc.co.uk/foodawards is Monday, January 27.