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this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; A wild game cook-off, an insect cooking demonstration and foraging expeditions throughout New Orleans parks are just some of the new events at this year?s Eat Local Challenge , now in its first week. While in past years participants have ...

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A wild game cook-off, an insect cooking demonstration and foraging expeditions throughout New Orleans parks are just some of the new events at this year?s Eat Local Challenge, now in its first week.

While in past years participants have faced the same challenge ? to eat only foods and ingredients that were produced or raised within a 200-mile radius ? this year?s focus on indigenous plant and animal species is meant to educate locals about some of the lesser-known foods available to them, some of which can even be found in their backyard.

"This year is a little more unique,? said Lee Stafford, founder of Eat Local New Orleans. ?These are things that people usually just don't think about eating because they would never see it at the grocery store.? [ Read more ]

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