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Local Food Movement on the Rise Throughout the Country – Press Release – Digital Journal August 3, 2012

Posted by sandyclaus in Food Culture.
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The local food movement is gaining more momentum in the U.S as indicated by government data used to create the 2012 Locavore Index. By choosing to eat produce grown close to home, a “locavore” commits to eating fresher food that traveled shorter distances to get to their plate. Vermont-based family-farm advocacy group Strolling of the Heifers made the list as an indicator of how each state ranks in their dedication to raising and eating local food.

via Local Food Movement on the Rise Throughout the Country – Press Release – Digital Journal.

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