02/08/2011 12:45 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

The Best Online Tools For 'Techno-Locavorism'

It used to be that belonging to a co-op meant you'd have to stock the shelves and actually go to the store to shop for your food. Now, a number of start-ups are bringing the co-op to your laptop, so you can connect with other like-minded shoppers and collectively buy local food. We're calling it techno-locavorism. Here are a few of the most interesting efforts.

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