Locavores means eat locally produced food. Locavores combines the two word "local" and the latin word "vore" which means devour.
The word “locavore” has been chosen for the word of the year 2007 by the New Oxford American Dictionary.
The concept promises benefits for the environment, consumers and producers
Benefits for the Environment
- Less food waste
- Less packaging
- Less food travel
Benefits for the Consumer
Benefits for the Producers
- direct sales results in higher margins