Meet our 2012 Made in the South Awards Judges

Illustration by Kathy Wyatt
December 2012/January 2013

These six people know a thing or two about Southern craftsmanship

OUTDOOR CATEGORY JUDGE
Name: T. Edward Nickens
Provenance: Garden & Gun contributor, author of The Total Outdoorsman Manual, North Carolina native, expert sportsman, and fine firearms aficionado

HOME CATEGORY JUDGE
Name: Susan Hable Smith & Katherine Hable Sweeney
Provenance: Texas-bred tastemakers, entrepreneurs, sisters, and founders of Hable Construction, their fourteen-year-old home, accessories, and textile company

FOOD CATEGORY JUDGE
Name: Mike Lata
Provenance: James Beard Award-winning chef, founder of FIG and The Ordinary restaurants in Charleston, South Carolina, and champion of Southern ingredients and sustainable seafood

STYLE + DESIGN JUDGE
Name: Carrie & Matt Eddmenson
Provenance: Spouses, denim geniuses, and the owners, designers, and creative minds behind the Nashville shop Imogene + Willie, a converted filling station turned international style destination

>See photos of all the winners

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