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Locavorism: Getting Started

Resources for research on the locavore movement.


Locavore: Typically refers to one who eats locally-grown foods whenever possible. This may also extend to a preference for patronizing locally-owned retailers and restaurants rather than national chains.


Some additional terms often associated with the concept of locavorism include:

  • Local foods movement
  • Slow food movement
  • Community supported agriculture (CSA)
  • Buy local movement
  • Localism
  • Urban agriculture

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Overview Resources

As you begin your research, you can use these resources to find background information.

Selected ebooks

These ebooks are available anytime, anywhere with your SLU NetID.

Market Research and Forecasts

These resources provide information on consumer behavior and attitudes.