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Food Movement Glossary

Locavore

Definition:

A locavore is a person who attempts to eat only foods grown as locally as possible. Locavores often grow their own food or buy foodstuffs grown within their region. The particular radius of what constitutes as local depends on the individual.

Example of Locavore:

Being committed as a locavore means that you are contributing in helping the environment by not buying foods that are grown from the other side of the world.
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More than 96 billion lbs of edible "surplus" food is thrown away in the US each year. It is estimated that almost 27% of our food supply is wasted.