Despite a recognition that local food is better for the environment, as well as for local economies, the locavore movement is still small in comparison to the corporate stronghold.
Find inspiration to eat locally with this collection of locavore innovations, with everything from DIY victory gardens to subscription soup deliveries.
Implications - In a time when consumers can look at the world holistically with the click of a button, it's easy to overlook what's in one's own neighborhood. The locavore movement encourages people to discover the treasures of their community, city and country by eating mostly food that has been locally grown. In order tap into the eco-conscious consumer market, food retailers such as grocery stores and restaurants might want to consider getting locally sourced goods.
From DIY Victory Gardens to Subscription Soup Deliveries
Online Locavore Platforms
Foodhub Aims to Facilitate the Locavore Movement
Will We All Become Locavores?
Local Fresh Food Locator
Apps for Locavores
Mobile Phone 'Living Goods' Food Source Tracking Program
Thin Triangular Bars
Roslyn Street Bar and Restaurant by Durbach Block Architects Maximizes Space
White House Locavores
Obama's Organic Garden Will Grow Food and Teach Children
Antelier Potters Add Location Codes to Their Work
Locavore Fast Food
Pacific Northwest's Burgerville Restaurants Use Local Ingredients
Subscription Soup Deliveries
SoupCycle Brings Portland Organic Locavore Meals Via Bicycle
Local River Grows Fish and Vegetables
The Herb Pot by Toyokitchin & Living Corporation
DIY Victory Garden
'Eleanor's Garden' is the Ultimate Locavore Growing Kit