What can you do to take part in the effort to eat more locally? Eat Local Challenge organizers offer these tips:

Eat a home-cooked meal prepared using mainly local ingredients

Incorporate a never-before-tried, local ingredient into your diet

Take a brown-bag lunch that is local, organic and fresh

Talk to a food producer or vendor about your food

Shop at a farmers market

Host an “eat local” potluck for friends, family and neighbors

Participate in an “Eat Local Challenge” event

Order a Rogue Flavor special at participating restaurants