Co-Op Group: 'Eat Local, America'

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The National Cooperative Grocers Association and its member co-ops nationwide are challenging shoppers to eat foods from local growers and suppliers as part of a campaign called, “Eat Local, America.”

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The National Cooperative Grocers Association and its member co-ops nationwide are challenging shoppers to eat foods from local growers and suppliers as part of a campaign called, “Eat Local, America.”

The challenge to “seasoned locovores” is to commit to eating four out of every five meals using local food, while it’s encouraging novices to serve five meals a week using local products.

“Eating local food is good for the economy because money from each

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