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Localvore First, Cameron Kramlich from San Francisco, California, pitched Localvore , a concept for local artisans to be able to sell their merchandise to consumers who want to shop local.
Friday | The Independent
Kate Simon is the Travel Correspondent of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday.
Zak Pelaccio's newest venture differs from most mod-country, locavore eateries these days in one crucial way - it actually is in the country.
The red and yellow tulips have bloomed, and soon everything from corn and cucumbers to kale and collard greens will be growing on three-quarters of an acre on Oread Street in Worcester's Main South neighborhood.
A day after KVCC announced its intent to create a new campus focusing on food sustainability and wellness , enthusiasm for the project was high among city employees and local-food activists, as well as the community college's partners in the venture.
Here's a trailer for British restaurant critic Jay Rayner's upcoming book, A Greedy Man in a Hungry World , in which he explains why buying local food is not always the most sustainable option.
What would a locavore's paradise in wine country look like? For a certain type of well-heeled agrarian, a whole lot like SHED , Healdsburg's 21st-century grange, grocery, farm store, cafe, bar and event space.
Perhaps spurred on by the success of what is being dubbed "new Nordic cuisine" and the trailblazing kitchen of Rene Redzepi and his Copenhagen restaurant Noma, or perhaps influenced by the locavore movement sweeping the restaurant world, the cuisine from the far northern reaches of continental Europe is experiencing a revolution.
Actor and comedian Griff Rhys Jones has strongly criticised proposals to install one of the UK's largest solar farms in the Suffolk countryside.
Agriculture is growing and so is the popularity of eating locally grown foods, but Leslie Hart with "We're a nation of convenience, so you can always go to the grocery store, some places 24/7, and get just about anything you want; you don't always have that luxury with local.
One is the silliness of compulsory locavorism - specifically, forcing municipal hospitals, schools and other institutions to source an arbitrary percentage of their food locally.
In 1931, Muncie earned national recognition from the administration of President Herbert Hoover for its efforts to feed and employ the hungry and jobless through community gardening.
Locavore fundamentalists might call it blasphemy, but there's no reason a meal made with local foods can't contain ingredients from the other side of the world.
Sustain Food is hosting more than 30 events across May as part of the Think Global, Eat Local initiative.