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locavore

[ loh-kuh-vawr, ‐vohr ]
/ ˈloʊ kəˌvɔr, ‐ˌvoʊr /
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noun
a person who makes an effort to eat food that is grown, raised, or produced locally, usually within 100 miles of home.
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Origin of locavore

loca(l) + -vore, on the model of carnivore, herbivore; coined in 2005 by Jessica Prentice (born 1968), American chef, author, and cofounder of Three Stone Hearth, a community-supported kitchen in Berkeley, California

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