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Going Local

More restaurants choose the food next door

Posted: December 28, 2012 at 3:23 a.m.

BHK Kafe’s Farmers’ Market Salad, made with greens assembled fresh from the next door Fayetteville Farmers’ Market, illustrates a major Northwest Arkansas food trend for 2012 — the more local, the better.
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BHK Kafe’s Farmers’ Market Salad, made with greens assembled fresh from the next door Fayetteville Farmers’ Market, illustrates a major Northwest Arkansas food trend for 2012 — the more local, the better.

The localvore movement is not a new one. The name may have been coined in 2005 in the San Francisco area, but its roots grow much deeper. The idea, of course, centers around eating and preparing foods that come from local farmers with the idea of making a more sustainable food system.

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Whats Up, Pages 17 on 12/28/2012

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