locavore (n)  lo·​ca·​vore : one who eats foods grown locally whenever possible.

locavore (n.)  lo·​ca·​vore : one who eats foods grown locally whenever possible.

“We rely so much on a grocery store,” Monroe says. “I think we need to start relying on each other.”

Monroe’s ultimate dream is to have a local grocery processing store, similar to Grange Restaurant and General Store in Snoqualmie Valley, where farmers can bring in fresh produce, Monroe can make dishes with it, and hungry shoppers can come buy or eat. She wants to shorten the local food chain and see to it that food grown locally is eaten locally, so people would be more connected to where their food comes from.

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