Yankee Magazine’s Editors’ Choice Food Awards 2017

New England’s best locally made food products are celebrated in the fifth annual Yankee Editors’ Choice Food Awards 2017.

The 10 honorees were chosen by Yankee senior food editor Amy Traverso in the categories of cheeses, meats, preserves/sauces,

sweets, and drinks, and also represent all six New England states.

This morning they brought in some of their top picks.


The 2017 honorees are:


-Arethusa Farm, Litchfield, CT



-Kennebec Cheesery, Sidney, ME

Chèvre Rolled in Herbs de Provence

-Stonewall Kitchen, York, ME

Cranberry-Horseradish Sauce


-Bonnie’s Jams, Cambridge, MA

Peach-Ginger Jam


-Vicuña Chocolate, Peterborough, NH

Bolivia Bar

-Mayfair Farm, Harrisville, NH

Gluten-free Almond Cake

-North Country Smokehouse, Claremont, NH

Applewood-Smoked Bacon


-Sama Confections, Johnston, RI

Crème Brûlée


-Sweet Rowen Farmstead, West Glover, VT

Mountain Ash

-Putney Mountain Winery, Putney, VT

Putney Bubbly Sparkling Cider

Yankee magazine’s holiday issue hits newsstands November 1 and is packed with holiday stories, recipes, travel destinations, and events across New England this upcoming season. For more information about Yankee’s November/December issue, visit: https://newengland.com/yankee-magazine/