David Murdock, the billionaire owner of Dole Food who is building the in Kannapolis, is the recipient of the first “Living Award” from Martha Stewart.

Murdock, who recently gave Stewart a tour of the campus, appeared on Stewart’s TV show on Wednesday and was to receive the award at a ceremony later that night, according to the Salisbury Post.

The award is in recognition of Murdock’s efforts to promote nutrition and wellness. The key focus of the NCRC will be nutrition and health.