The Fayette Alliance, which advocates sustainable growth, announced on Thursday its annual awards celebrating leaders, projects and initiatives that advance the mission of growing the city while promoting local farms.
■ Chef Ouita Michel, agricultural excellence;
■ Jefferson Street corridor, innovative development;
■ The Arboretum, environmental excellence award;
■ Debra Hensley, visionary award;
■ Linda Gorton, The Fayette Alliance award.
The People's Choice Award will be selected from the agricultural excellence, innovative development, and environmental stewardship awards through online voting. The winner will be announced at an awards party on Nov. 19 at Ethereal Brewing. The event is free.