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One who mainly eats locally produced food, especially within a specified radius of one's home.

[Coined by Jessica Prentice (born 1968), American chef : loca- (as in local, location, etc.) + -vore (as in carnivore, omnivore, etc.)]
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He said McDonald's is tapping into the consumer locavore trend for locally sourced foods, even if it's indirectly due to freshness constraints.
A partnership that grows stronger thanks to a common entrepreneurial zeal-such is how husband and wife Speedy and Alta Lyttle, owners of restaurants Poke Poke Manila and Locavore Kitchen x Drinks, and Xtensions Salon, describe their productive relationship.
In 2011, after a lot of thought, Beverly White concluded that the traditional farmers market--much as she loved it--wasn't helping farmers or locavore consumers as well as it could.
When Locavore opened three years ago, it changed the Filipino food as a brand.
Chef Brendan McGill has earned raves for the locavore menu served at Hitchcock on Bainbridge Island.
People often associate Julia Child, who made French food accessible to the home cook, with Alice Waters, whose restaurant Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California, was one of the epicenters for the movement toward simple, locavore dining.
They cover topics ranging from the difference between locavore and trade-a-vore, to the centrality of beans in the indigenous diet, to the noble way to hunt.
With more people joining the locavore movement and being environmentally conscious, we have also seen increased interest from these groups.
A food-advocacy organization called Strolling of the Heifers works to strengthen local food systems, and ranks states annually in its Locavore Index based on residents' commitment to local foods.
Farm-to-table and locavore dinners, where people enjoy dishes prepared from locally sourced ingredients, are popping up all over the country, from small towns to urban metropolises.
The locavore food culture, along with the slow food movement, is redefining cuisine around the world.