Local food and food purchased at farmers markets are not necessarily 'organic' and organic food is not always local. So as a conscious consumer you need to keep your eye out for the perfect combination.
Know and understand the different farming techniques - again 'organic' does not mean 'certified organic'.
What about 'ecological farming' and many of the other terms that are muddled into what is commonly known as "greenwashing". As a conscious consumer you need to beware and be knowledgeable.