Apparently May is Eat Local Month, at least for 2006 for those in the local-eating circles. For the month of May various people, see the Locavores in San Francisco and Eat Local Challenge. It's only May 2 so it's not too late to get started if you're interested in this kind of thing. A neat site related to eating local is the 100 Mile Diet site, which even has a tool to help you map your 100 mile food radius. Living in NYC, I was not surprised to discover that approximately half of my 100 miles is off the coast and in the ocean.
While I'm not officially participating in Eat Local Month, the farmer's market near me is in full swing now and I'm trying to do as much of my shopping there as possible, for as long as possible. And while I'm on the topic, here are 10 Reasons to Eat Local Food. [via A Full Belly]