Eat Local

Locavore was coined to describe and promote the practice of eating a diet consisting of food harvested from within an area most commonly bound by a 100-mile (160 km) radius.

If you’re interested in learning more about eating locally, check out The Locavore’s Handbook : The Busy Person’s Guide to Eating Local on a Budget by Leda Meredith.

farm to forkOr for a book with BAM! factor, check out Emeril’s latest Farm to Fork.

With fresh produce starting to show up, check out where local farmers’ markets are.

And there’s a website that will tell you about farmer’s markets or just someone with an overabundance of squash from her garden, sort of like a CraigsList for market items. Checkout Locavore365.

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