By Sondra Murphy
Joanne and Kristofer Young have decided to change their eating habits for one year and they are inviting others in the area to join them. The Youngs are hoping to start an Ojai locavore group to eat foods produced within a 100-mile radius of home for the 2009 calendar year.
Locavore is a newly established word meaning to eat locally produced food. The New Oxford American Dictionary chose it as its 2007 word of the year. Locavores limit their foods to in-season produce and regional products and encourage each other to grow food and share