Definition of locavore
: one who eats foods grown locally whenever possible
Recent Examples of locavore from the Web
Hollywood, $$-$$$ Zak Walters and Chris Phelps continue their locavore-meets-carnivore ways at their Hollywood digs.
The region's locavore movement, usually associated with farmers markets and high-end restaurants, is also driving the company's growth.
Porto Heli, situated in the rich agricultural region of Argolida, is a foodie paradise and locavore's dream.
Suzie’s Farm, the organic darling of San Diego chefs, produce shoppers and members of the locavore movement, is pulling up roots and closing.
Where to eat: Flagstaff, catering to a college crowd, has an interesting food scene going on with plenty of vegan, gluten-free, and locavore options; a burgeoning craft brew scene; and a place that makes killer churros (Criollo Latin Kitchen).
Before there was farm-to-table, before there were locavores, before there was angst over gluten, the Turley family was rustling up organic brown rice, tofu, spinach omelettes, whole grain bread and every imaginable herbal tea.
The joint degustation menu from the three chefs celebrates the locavore movement and the produce of the two island nations, both of which are seeing their global culinary status rising.
This cavernous restaurant attracts locavores with a menu featuring western Pennsylvania’s best purveyors, including Jamison Farm.
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Origin and Etymology of locavore
local + -vore (as in carnivore)
First Known Use: 2005See Words from the same year
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