I'm a sucker for local food. I just figure, if it's grown in soil close to home, it's kinda like eating home itself. Which is what ecosystems do. As Barbara Kingsolver put it, "the forest eats itself, and lives forever".
Here in Hilo, Hawaii, I get to ride my bike to the Farmer's Market every week, all year long. And I never take that for granted, because fresh local food was a rare treat on my cross-country bike tour.Read More