Written by Deborah Aldridge
What is a Locavore? It's generally defined as someone who only eats food grown within 200 miles of their home, while Hyperlocavores may reduce that to 50 miles or less. More and more people are buying local, not only to avoid the chemicals and GMO's prevalent in factory farmed food, but also because the further produce is shipped, the more nutrition it loses. To supply locavores with food grown closer to home, urban farms are springing up in back yards and abandoned lots all across the country.
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