Grow local, eat local

Who is a locavore?

Locavores are…people who value local as their primary food criterion.

Like last year, the Committee for a Better Environment will be hosting a workshop on “Living like a Locavore” on May 7, Saturday (1-3pm) at the Old Parish House (4711 Knox Road, College Park).

Jessica Prentice from the San Francisco Bay Area coined this term for World Environment Day 2005 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 radius.

Linna “the locavore” Ferguson will also return to College Park to discuss how to:

  • Integrate local food into your lifestyle;
  • Identify local food networks; and
  • Get the most local food you can by growing your own with the world-famous method, Square Foot Gardening—a small space, intensive growth approach.

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