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A Local Foods Movement Worth Its Salt: Lessons from Aprovecho’s 100 Mile Diet Program

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It first started with an idea in the fall of 2006. I had recently moved to Aprovecho, outside of Cottage Grove, OR, after a brief stint in Portland. My partner Abel Kloster, our new friend and Aprovecho staff member Josh … Continue reading

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Aprovecho’s 100-mile Diet / Riot Zine

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The word “diet” is a turn off to a lot of people. So we decided to get a bunch of people together, harvest foods with our friends in the region, eat nourishing foods, and celebrate what we are calling the 100 mile Riot. That is, we are only eating food that is grown within 100 miles of our home in the Southern Willamette Valley. Continue reading

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