Kids in America’s schools are eating more local food, although it makes up only a small part of the average meal. Advocates say local food doesn’t have to cost more, but buying it does take more time.
“I think the revival of local food systems is all about building and strengthening community ties,” says a fermentation evangelist whose nickname is “Sandorkraut.”
There are no restaurants in the approximately 500-person town of Thorne Bay on Prince of Wales Island. But that looks like it’s going to change.