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Over the past months the team that came together after the OpenIDEO Local Food challenge to launch The Locavore Edition have been busily assembling the pieces for a scalable version of their field guide for local produce concept.

The Locavore Edition is an significant step to impact arising from the conversations and concepts from our Local Food Challenge. The future of food certainly tastes better, together.

While the Queensland Government are considering the various prototype outcomes that we submitted after the OpenIDEO Local Food workshop, a small team of us based at Propeller in Melbourne have decided to crack on and get something cooking.

The Local Food Challenge concept shortlist provided fertile ground for discussion with at the Queensland Government and others at the Ideas Festival in Australia next month. Check out the exciting early developments on the road to realisation.