Become a Southern Grown & Made Product Champion

Keep the magic alive this March by picking farms or makers to champion in each of four divisions: Dairy, Beverage, Pantry, Meat & Seafood. Help them get growing this spring by voting them to the next round of the bracket!

{ What & Who }

The Southern Grown & Made Showdown is a bracket-style voting competition that promotes 64 of the best Southern farmers and makers. Following are the competitors in the Showdown:

{ Dairy }

Banner Butter
Barber’s Dairy
Big Spoon Creamery
Boxcarr Handmade Cheese
Brazos Valley Cheese
Cruze Farm Dairy
Hatcher Family Dairy
High Road Ice Cream
Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese
Meadow Creek Dairy
Palmetto Pimento Cheese
Sequatchie Cove Creamery
Southern Craft Creamery
Sweet Grass Dairy
Sweet Magnolia Gelato
Wise Butter

{ Beverages }

Abita Brewing Company
Alabama Sweet Tea Co.
Bongo Java Roasting Co.
Cannonborough Beverage Co.
Coast Roast
Due South Roasters
Gents Original Ginger Ale
Honest Coffee Roasters
Jackson Morgan Southern Cream
Milo’s Tea
Mountain Valley Spring Water
Piper & Leaf Tea Co.
Pure Sodaworks
Swamp Pop Sodas
Waynesville Soda Jerks

{ Pantry }

Alfresco Pasta
Beautiful Briny Sea Salt & Sugars
Big Spoon Roasters
Bourbon Barrel Foods
Bulls Bay Saltworks
Crystal Hot Sauce
Delta Grind
Doux South Pickles
French Broad Chocolates
Geechie Boy Mill
Georgia Grinders
Olive & Sinclair Chocolate Co.
Pecan Ridge Plantation
Tabasco Hot Sauce
The Peach Truck
Two Brooks Farm Rice

{ Meat & Seafood }

Benton’s Bacon
Bill E’s Small Batch Bacon
Black Hawk Farms
Brasstown Beef
FatBack Pig Project
Grady Ranch
Graham Shrimp Co.
Joyce Farms
Manchester Farms Quail
Murder Point Oyster Co.
Portersville Bay Oyster Co.
Simmons Catfish
Southern Natural Farms
Sunburst Trout Farms
Thompson Farms
White Oak Pastures

{ Dates }

Voting opens at 6 am on the starting day and closes at 10 pm on the final day.

Round 1: March 26 – April 1
Round 2: April 2 – April 8
Round 3: April 9 – April 12
Round 4: April 13 – April 17
Semi-final Round: April 18 – April 20
Final Round: April 21 – April 23

{ Prizes }

Divisional and overall bracket winners will win promotional prize packages with Eat Y’all valued at over $2500 each.

Voters will be entered to win a Southern Grown & Made Gift Baskets. Multiple prizes will be given away throughout the tournament. Must be 21 or older to enter and a resident of the U. S.

{ Rules }

In short, you may vote thru the bracket only once per round, per email address. For a full explanation of the rules, click here.