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The 10 Best (and Worst) States to Eat Local: The Locavore Index


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Christeen
- 191 days ago - takepart.com
See how your state ranks.



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Brenda P. (151)
Saturday April 12, 2014, 7:50 pm
noted
 

Birgit W. (147)
Sunday April 13, 2014, 5:05 am
Thanks.
 

Bob P. (426)
Sunday April 13, 2014, 5:46 am
Thanks Christeen
 

Marianne R. (100)
Sunday April 13, 2014, 6:58 am
Sadly noted for CA
 

Suheyla C. (229)
Sunday April 13, 2014, 7:23 am
Thanks for sharing!
 

Allan Yorkowita (445)
Sunday April 13, 2014, 11:10 am
I'm disappointed in that NJ didn't rank. I have 3 farmer's markets within 10 miles of my home.
The states with lower ranking are not a surprise as they are in the SE -why wasn't New Mexico included?
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (183)
Sunday April 13, 2014, 12:37 pm
dzięki
 

Jeannet Bertelink (128)
Sunday April 13, 2014, 1:06 pm
Thanks
 

Lynda W. (62)
Sunday April 13, 2014, 2:58 pm
Don't agree with this, in So.Calif. always have had access to local & organic food and farmers markets long before any of this was "in", we even have local organic "free" home delivery from farm co-ops and their food is not any more expensive than the stores and so much more fresh and stay fresh so much longer than store bought. Home delivery will come in handy with all the surgeries ahead of us and they even deliver eggs, soups, cheeses, breads and more. So I think this article needs to rethink their stats before we are ranked so low !!!
 

iveta cer (70)
Monday April 14, 2014, 1:59 pm
Thanks
 

Kamia T. (72)
Monday April 14, 2014, 4:34 pm
I think I was more surprised by the worst states than the best, because so many of them have a strong agricultural background. Maybe this particular survey is excluding the fact that CSAs and Farmer's Markets wouldn't be the only way to eat local. The MOST LOCAL way to eat is growing your own, which many of those states certainly do.
 
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